441 ABA Journal North America articles.
A Canadian law school’s unusual apology to one of its law students has gone viral after it was posted to Twitter last week.
Mar 15, 2022 1:59 PM CDT
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that the Biden administration can’t use a public health law to immediately expel migrants to countries where they could face persecution or torture.
Mar 7, 2022 8:35 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether the Biden administration may end former President Donald Trump’s policy requiring asylum-seekers to remain in Mexico while their cases are pending.
Feb 22, 2022 8:40 AM CST
In December, the Trump-era “Remain in Mexico” program resumed under President Joe Biden's administration. The immigration policy, formally known as the Migrant Protection Protocols, requires the U.S. government to return certain asylum-seekers to Mexico pending the adjudication of their immigration cases in American courts.
Jan 4, 2022 10:58 AM CST
The Biden administration on Monday began sending asylum-seekers to Mexico to await court hearings.
Dec 7, 2021 11:00 AM CST
A shortage of associates in California’s Bay Area is leading some law firms to turn down work and others to strain available lawyers with the workload, according to a report by the Recorder
Nov 4, 2021 9:26 AM CDT
Resolution 801 urges organizations and governments to cooperate with the Department of the Interior’s Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative and hand over school records to help uncover the truth of what happened at the boarding schools.
Oct 1, 2021 1:10 AM CDT
ABA president calls for spirit of cooperation in Sept. 11 statement
The ABA joins all of America in remembering the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, said…
Sep 10, 2021 3:51 PM CDT
A dating app called Lawyr is intended to connect people in the legal community with each other or with others who want to meet them.
Sep 9, 2021 2:53 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday kept in place a judge’s order requiring reinstatement of a Trump administration policy requiring asylum-seekers to remain in Mexico while their cases are pending.
Aug 25, 2021 9:35 AM CDT
The ABA House of Delegates voted Monday in favor of a resolution calling for an investigation into human rights abuses at American Indian boarding schools after the president of the Canadian Bar Association appeared in person to support the resolution.
Aug 10, 2021 9:30 AM CDT
Law school applicants jump, along with high LSAT scores
The number of law school applicants jumped by 13% this year, the biggest hike since 2002. The data from the Law…
Aug 6, 2021 11:27 AM CDT
A lawyer with an office in McAllen, Texas, has pleaded guilty to violating the Travel Act by accessing the PACER court database and using his cellphone to pass the publicly available information to drug traffickers.
Jul 28, 2021 4:00 PM CDT
The law society’s initiative comes several months after the Utah Supreme Court launched its own regulatory sandbox amid a growing movement in North America to open up the legal marketplace to nonlawyer financial interests and practitioners.
Nov 24, 2020 9:37 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to review
a Trump administration policy that requires asylum-seekers at the southern border to remain in Mexico while their cases are pending.
Oct 19, 2020 11:29 AM CDT
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