The American Bar Association’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar is considering revisions for rules and standards that apply to ABA-accredited law schools, including a proposal that would change the existing direction for teach-out plans.
A letter sent by the ABA and three other legal organizations Thursday urges Congress to establish an immigration court system outside the control of the U.S. Department of Justice.
A medical-legal partnership that aims to assist veterans in Iowa has opened its doors, thanks in part to a $20,000 grant from the American Bar Endowment.
In May, Jim Pauli joined several attorney volunteers in assisting asylum-seekers through the ABA’s South Texas Pro Bono Asylum Representation Project in Harlingen, Texas.
Pauli wanted to understand what was…
The U.S. Supreme Court term ended last week with a dramatic day for opinions in two cases that encapsulated several broader trends for the institution. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. was the author of both, symbolizing his new role as the court’s median justice after Justice Anthony M. Kennedy retired a year ago.
Reform-minded prosecutors throughout the country, particularly ones who promised to reduce imprisonment rates, are turning to diversion to resolve criminal charges.
Home movies are dominated by Netflix. And Amazon Prime’s subscription-based free shipping model has shaken up online commerce. Are law firms ready to move to a subscription-based model, too?
Harley Blakeman applied for 50 professional jobs when he graduated with a business degree from Ohio State University in 2017, and only got one offer after 36 interviews. A felony…
Vermont Law School has been placed on the American Association of University Professors’ sanction list, a year after the private, stand-alone school stripped 14 professors of tenure.
The decision was…
“One of the things that I’m most proud of is having a minority firm survive for 44 years, and with a sense of values, sense of principles,” says personal injury lawyer Dale Minami. “Over the years, I think, on balance, we’ve been able both to do good and do well.” Minami will be presented with the ABA Medal, the ABA’s highest honor, at the 2019 annual meeting in San Francisco.