108 ABA Journal Rule of Law articles.
May 17, 2023 8:40 AM CDT
When the Berlin Wall fell Nov. 9, 1989, James Silkenat was serving his term as chair of the ABA International Law Section. But he is the first to admit that he did not immediately anticipate what changes that it would spark.
May 10, 2023 8:37 AM CDT
May 9, 2023 1:56 PM CDT
An overwhelming majority of Americans agree that civility has sharply declined in our country. That’s one of the key findings of the fifth annual ABA Survey of Civic Literacy, which was released ahead of Law Day on May 1.
Apr 27, 2023 9:30 AM CDT
Kari Burns describes promoting the rule of law as “near and dear” to her heart. That’s why Burns gets involved in Law Day, which is annually May 1 to recognize the rule of law in our society and encourage a greater understanding of the legal profession.
Apr 20, 2023 11:39 AM CDT
Justice is slow in Chicago
Most murder cases in the county that includes Chicago take four years or longer to resolve, according to a series of investigative stories by the…
Apr 14, 2023 2:21 PM CDT
Former President Donald Trump has been charged with 34 felony counts of falsifying business records as part of an alleged scheme to influence the 2016 presidential election and mischaracterize payments for tax purposes.
Apr 5, 2023 8:36 AM CDT
Apr 4, 2023 10:26 AM CDT
The prosecution of former President Donald Trump could pose even more problems than that of former U.S. Sen. John Edwards of North Carolina, a former Democratic presidential candidate. Experts saw these potential problems with the prosecution.
Mar 31, 2023 11:24 AM CDT
Mar 3, 2023 9:32 AM CST
Mar 1, 2023 9:31 AM CST
While urging the ABA House of Delegates to recognize that change in the profession is necessary and a challenge, William R. Bay, the president-elect nominee, shared a story about his family.
Feb 6, 2023 3:57 PM CST
A public defender who can’t serve on a New York jury because of a 2009 felony drug conviction is a plaintiff in a lawsuit challenging the state’s ban on jurors with felony convictions as applied in Manhattan, New York City.
Dec 12, 2022 8:43 AM CST
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