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Trump Outdoes Obama In Federal Judge Appointments

yesterdayNews : Newsweek: US

The American Bar Association rated nearly 14 percent of Trump’s nominees as “not qualified,” a higher percentage than recent presidents.

Law Schools With Low LSAT Medians Have Absurd Academic Attrition Rates

These law schools must be reined in by the American Bar Association as soon as possible.

What's Going on With Arizona Summit Law School?

Arizona Summit Law School has been to the top, but it's going down fast. The American Bar Association has given the struggling law school until Feb. 1 to explain its financial predicament. The school is "significantly out of compliance," the ABA says, with requirements it have enough money to......

ABA Hits Back Against Cooley Law School In Accreditation Lawsuit

Following up on my previous posts (links below): Law.com, ABA Hits Back Against Cooley Law School in Accreditation Suit: The American Bar Association is pulling no punches in its fight over Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s tenuous accreditation status. The ABA’s newly filed motion for summary judgment in a...

Donald Trump Renominates Court Picks Rated 'Not Qualified' To Serve

last weekNews : The Lookout

WASHINGTON ? President Donald Trump on Monday resubmitted 21 judicial nominees to the Senate whose nominations expired in 2017 ? including two rated “not qualified” to be federal judges by the American Bar Association.

What Lindsey Graham and the rest of the GOP toadies miss

You can never be cynical enough in the era of Trump. The most passionate Republican defender of the rule of law will, without blinking an eye, vote to confirm judges rated unqualified by the American Bar Association, make scurrilous charges against the FBI and ignore President Trump’s attacks on the First Amendment. The most self-righteous […]

Trump Renominates ‘Not Qualified’ Court Picks

President Trump “resubmitted 21 judicial nominees to the Senate whose nominations expired in 2017 ? including two rated ‘not qualified’ to be federal judges by the American Bar Association,” the HuffPost reports.

The 20 Cheapest Law Schools In The U.S. News Top 100

National Law Journal, The 20 Cheapest Law Schools in the ‘U.S. News’ Top 100: We’ve mashed together the latest nonresident tuition and fees data from the American Bar Association (which law schools provide to it) with the U.S. News numbers to present the 20 cheapest law schools ranked in the...

Lawyers' group fuels Republicans' ire over its negative reviews of Trump judicial picks

3 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

President Trump and Senate Republicans have found an unlikely bogeyman in their quest to confirm conservative judges: the American Bar Association.        

Senate Confirms Federal Judge Rated 'Not Qualified' To Serve

Republicans voted to put Leonard Steven Grasz onto a circuit court for life, despite his abysmal American Bar Association rating. Way to go!

Senate GOP on track to OK judicial pick rated not qualified

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans are on track to confirm one of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees despite a rare "not qualified" rating from the American Bar Association. A vote is scheduled Tuesday on Trump's choice of Leonard Steven Grasz to serve on the U.S. Show More Summary

New Guidelines on When Judges Should Use Internet Research

Sometime after Al Gore invented the internet, judges started including internet sources in their decisions. That was then. Now the American Bar Association has invented guidelines for how judges should use the internet for legal research. And if you believe that Gore invented the internet or that the ABA......

Republicans Step Up Defense of ‘Not Qualified’ Judges

“Senate Republicans have declared war on the American Bar Association,” Politico reports. “Since 1953, the venerable legal organization has played a critical, behind-the-scenes role in assessing judicial nominees and their fitness to serve on the bench. But with the ABA [...]

Trump’s judicial nominations would put a lot of white men on federal courts

On Nov. 9, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved the judicial nomination of Brett Talley, a 37-year-old white male attorney with no trial experience. The American Bar Association rated Talley unqualified to serve as a federal judge, one of four of President Trump’s judicial nominees to get that designation. Senators later learned that he had failed […]

The American Bar Association Doesn’t Like a Pro-Life Judge. So What?

The American Bar Association is a voluntary professional organization of lawyers. Although the organization is open to all lawyers, it takes a hard leftist line on virtually every social issue. Rabidly pro-abortion since the early 1990s, the ABA has made no secret of its love for abortion and antagonism toward the pro-life position. In a […]

Ten Law Schools Sanctioned By ABA For Lax Admissions

Following up on last month's post, ABA Notices To Law Schools About Potential Non-Compliance With Accreditation Standards: Law.com, 10 Law Schools Sanctioned by ABA for Lax Admissions: The American Bar Association has publicly disciplined 10 law schools since August 2016 for enrolling students that it says are unlikely to graduate...

DOJ antitrust chief’s speech raises questions about fate of proposed AT&T-Time Warner merger

2 months agoTechnology : Post Tech

The head of the Justice Department's antitrust division made comments Thursday that could bode poorly for AT&T’s bid to merge with Time Warner. Addressing the American Bar Association at the National Press Club, Makan Delrahim spoke critically of previous attempts to impose “behavioral remedies” on companies in the wake of massive mergers. Show More Summary

Watch Ben Sasse Crush the Myth that the American Bar Association is ‘Objective and Neutral’

"Don’t pretend the ABA is something that it is not." The post Watch Ben Sasse Crush the Myth that the American Bar Association is ‘Objective and Neutral’ appeared first on RedState.

Trump Is Nominating Unqualified Judges At An Unprecedented Rate

Since the Kennedy Administration, the American Bar Association has ranked 37 judicial nominees as unqualified. Four of those ratings have come during President Donald Trump’s first year in office.

Law School Wants to Stop ABA From Disclosing Accreditation Warning

Beleaguered Thomas M. Cooley Law School has been fighting to defend its reputation for a long time. With the American Bar Association, the battle started a decade ago. Now, according to reports, the end may be near. Jacob Gersham, a legal reporter for the Wall Street Journal, says Cooley......

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