ABA Journal

Midyear Meeting

392 ABA Journal Midyear Meeting articles.

ABA House Calls for Immigration Representation

Individuals detained for alleged immigration law violations should be told they have a right to counsel, be allowed to contact their lawyers by telephone, and be instructed of their rights…

Judges Should Control Sex Offender Registration, ABA House Says

Congress should amend existing statutes to allow judges to determine whether juveniles convicted of sex crimes should be required to register as sex offenders, the ABA’s policymaking House of Delegates…

ABA House to Air Live on the Web Today

Live from Boston, it’s the ABA House of Delegates.

For the first time, the ABA’s policymaking body will webcast its sessions live from the ABA Midyear Meeting. The House session,…

Cuban-American Lawyer in Line to Head ABA

Talk about your landslides.

On Sunday morning, the ABA Nominating Committee voted unanimously to confirm its selection of Stephen N. Zack of Miami as…

Prof. Tribe Hints He’s Available for DC Gig

Harvard Law School Professor Laurence Tribe began his speech accepting the American Bar Foundation’s Outstanding Scholar Award on Saturday night cloaked in an air of…

ABA Pushes for 1,000-Lawyer Legal Corps

Emboldened by the fact that there is not just one, but two lawyers at the executive branch helm, ABA President H. Thomas Wells Jr. headed to the White House to…

Obama’s Milestone Cited Throughout Bar Diversity Awards Program

The presentation of Spirit of Excellence Awards recognizing the efforts of lawyers to advance diversity in the profession has been a highlight of ABA midyear meetings ever since they were…

76% of Young Lawyers Glad They’re Attorneys, Study Finds

Contrary to all the media reports about lawyer dissatisfaction, a new study of 4,160 individuals who became lawyers in 2000 has found that 76 percent report they are either extremely…

What’s on the Federal Judiciary’s Wish List for the New President and Congress?

The federal judiciary has put together a wish list of issues on which it hopes to get action from the new Congress and the new presidential administration. But the judiciary’s…

More Lawyers Representing the Poor for Free, ABA Study Finds

More lawyers are donating more time to representing the poor for free, a study by the ABA Standing Committee on…

Lawyers Face High Learning Curve During Real Estate Crisis

There’s a new foreclosure in the United States every 13 seconds. So, doing the math, during the 90-minute program “Foreclosing on the American Dream” at the Feb 13, 2009 9:34 PM CST

Righting Wrongs

ABA ethics amendments confirm prosecutors’ duty to disclose new evidence

ABA Announces Nominations

House of Delegates will finalize selections for leadership posts

Hollywood Zingers

Movies and TV portray lawyers without apology

Gathering Facts

ABA to check U.S. and other countries for rule of law

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