ABA Journal

President's Letter

196 ABA Journal President's Letter articles.

ABA works to address attorney substance use and mental health disorders

The ABA aims to assure that every judge, lawyer and law student has access to support and assistance on alcoholism, substance-use disorders or mental health issues.

ABA will study, recommend steps to address issue of too many women leaving profession

The American Bar Association is launching an initiative called “Achieving Long-term Careers for Women in Law.” We hope to provide critical data and solutions on the issue of women leaving the legal profession.

Tackling the Homeless Youth Crisis

The American Bar Association believes this is a global civil rights issue, and we urgently need the help of lawyers and legal leaders across the country.

President’s Message: Vision of Success

The future is upon us and never before has there been a more urgent need for the American Bar Association to lead the way toward change in the profession and a better understanding of the rule of law among our citizens.

Fighting the Good Fight: Standing up for our principles is all part of a year’s work

Together, we will keep fighting for our profession, for the rule of law, for our judiciary and our justice system. Thank you for the privilege of serving as your ABA President.

Lawyers demonstrate patriotism through helping others and expanding access to justice

As America celebrates its 241st anniversary, we, as lawyers, should reflect on the vital role our profession has played in the building, governance, and preservation of our democracy.

Independent courts are vital to democracy

A free press is necessary for a strong democracy

“Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.”—Thomas Jefferson (1786)

The Importance of Law Day: As lawyers, let’s share our passion for constitutional democracy

In 1957, during the Cold War, American Bar Association President Charles S. Rhyne had an idea. It came to him as he watched reports of the Soviet Union’s annual May…

The Power of Persuasion: ABA Day amplifies collective voice for lawyers in Washington

One Word: Civility

We need to heed lessons of the past and lead efforts to promote civil discourse

New Year, Bright Future: The ABA improves the legal profession and serves its members

Blueprint for success for your practice

New ABA member benefit offers lawyers practice tools at deep discounts

Veterans Day offers lawyers opportunity to aid those who protect our rights and freedoms

Phyllis, an elderly veteran in Wyoming, was disabled, homeless and losing hope. While living on the streets, Phyllis had lost her identification card and all her personal paperwork. As a…

The Power of the Ballot: Lawyers need to be at the forefront in encouraging all citizens to vote

The American Bar Association will mobilize resources and urge lawyers to encourage voting and get involved as poll workers.

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