50 ABA Journal Rule of Law articles.
Jan 10, 2020 10:02 AM CST
Jan 6, 2020 11:12 AM CST
More than 7,100 miles away from the Torrance Courthouse in the Superior Court of California where I am the supervising judge, I found myself in a conference room in Tbilisi,…
Dec 19, 2019 4:02 PM CST
Dec 2, 2019 4:33 PM CSTruled Monday that former White House counsel Don McGahn must appear before the House Judiciary Committee to testify in an investigation into how Russia influenced the 2016 presidential election and whether President Donald Trump tried to obstruct justice.
Nov 26, 2019 10:47 AM CST
When countries lack the capacity to stop violence and corruption, and their legal and law enforcement systems lack the ability to hold perpetrators responsible, their people often have no other choice but to seek protection elsewhere.
Nov 1, 2019 4:10 AM CDT
Bar associations have a special responsibility to ensure that the public understands the judiciary’s role and holds the judiciary accountable to the highest standards of fairness and impartiality.
Nov 1, 2019 3:50 AM CDT
It was never one of former FBI Director James Comey’s career goals to be an “unemployed B-list celebrity,” he said, addressing a crowd at the University of Chicago Law School on Tuesday. During a lecture he gave on leadership roles, he said it became his mission to communicate what being an ethical leader means after President Donald Trump fired him in May 2017.
Oct 31, 2019 12:40 PM CDT
Oct 23, 2019 1:43 PM CDTan op-ed for the Washington Post.
Oct 11, 2019 10:09 AM CDT
Oct 3, 2019 6:30 AM CDT
In early 2017, after two years as deputy director of the ABA Rule of Law Initiative’s Beijing, China, office and four years managing ROLI’s programs in China, I relocated to…
Sep 5, 2019 4:41 PM CDT
As lawyers, we see the rule of law as the promise that we live in a nation of laws that are justly and fairly enforced. These laws protect our freedom, rights and property from both government intrusion and the unlawful acts of others. The rule of law also requires that each of us, no matter whether elected official or private person in civil society, remains accountable under law so that justice will be done.
Sep 1, 2019 3:10 AM CDTamicus brief filed Tuesday, the ABA urged the U.S. Supreme Court to recognize that juveniles’ “diminished culpability and greater prospects for reform” separate them from adults and that those whose crimes “reflect transient immaturity, rather than irreparable corruption” should not face life in prison.
Aug 28, 2019 12:55 PM CDT
Aug 12, 2019 9:15 PM CDT