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567 ABA Journal United Kingdom articles.

Political powers blunt good law, human rights lawyer says

Speakers consider the grand sweep of the Great Charter

UK trade envoy: ‘I’d give anything’ for the ABA to work with the Iraqi judiciary

What can US, UK lawyers learn from each other?

Laws need to catch up to high-speed trading

Corporations have a role in (and gain benefits from) promoting the rule of law

Law firms can block hackers with ‘known good’ use of digital documents, expert says

With hack attacks, including infiltration of law firm email, on the upswing, those in charge of safeguarding computer networks may need to change their tactics, international security experts suggest.


UK and Canadian firms OK 1,400-lawyer merger of equals, setting stage for more international growth

Two well-known law firms in Canada and the United Kingdom have agreed to a merger of equals, and are already looking ahead to further international expansion in upcoming years.


Magna Carta’s 800th birthday brings vows of rededication to its ideals

Clarified: With much honor and ceremonial display, the Magna Carta celebrated its 800th birthday on Monday on the same hallowed ground where King John originally sealed it.

Dignitaries from around…

‘I’d give anything to have the ABA work with the judiciary in Iraq,’ UK trade envoy says

The rule of law as embodied in the Magna Carta needs to be brought to the people who need it most, said Baroness Emma Nicholson during her luncheon speech at…

UK and US legal systems both sprung from the Magna Carta, but many jurisdictional differences exist

A major theme of the ABA London Sessions commemorating the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta is its effect in binding two of the leading common…

The Magna Carta is one of Britain’s best exports, Cherie Blair says

Cherie Blair marked the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta by proclaiming it to be one of Britain’s best exports.

“The Magna Carta is one of Britain’s…

How different would our world be today had the Magna Carta never been sealed?

Call it the “butterfly effect” from 800 years ago: What if King John had decided to stick it to his nobles and not affix his seal to the Magna Carta?

ABA’s Magna Carta anniversary celebrations kick off in London

The ABA’s celebration of the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta peaks with a five-day program in London beginning Thursday featuring pomp, circumstance and continuing legal education programs.

The events…

UK court says ex-Dewey leader must repay $540K capital loan; he hopes US court will cancel it

Noting that a former practice group leader at Dewey & LeBoeuf was “not a naive or vulnerable consumer,” a U.K. judge on Tuesday said that he is bound by the…

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