Young lawyers under the age of 36 listen up! You have one more day to apply for the American Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division Scholarship. Just like your taxes, the scholarship application is due tomorrow. Designed to encourage participation by minority attorneys, or attorneys in the private sector, military service,......
The latest law school graduate employment figures put out by the American Bar Association point to a job market that hasn't changed much over the past year.
The latest law school graduate employment figures put out by the American Bar Association point to a job market that hasn't changed much over the past year. Still, a couple of data points are worth mentioning. Let's start with the marginally...Show More Summary
It's time to eliminate the so-called collateral consequences of criminal convictions -- the known and unknown penalties that follow people convicted of crimes, sometimes for the rest of their lives. The American Bar Association has compiled...Show More Summary
Washington Post: Law School Deans Push ABA About Transfers, by Catherine Ho: A growing group of law school deans are pressing the American Bar Association’s accrediting agency to require law schools to make public the LSAT scores and undergraduate grade-point averages of transfer students. At issue is what many legal...
Last night, The Good Wife—which takes place in Chicago, but is shot in NYC—was actually set in NYC, as the lawyers assembled for the American Bar Association's conference, where Alicia Florrick (?Julianna Margulies) was delivering the keynote speech. Show More Summary
Alicia Florrick is giving the biggest speech of her life. Nah, she's just delivering the keynote address at the American Bar Association on tonight's "The Good Wife."
A couple of weeks back we covered the American Bar Association asking for assurance from the NSA that attorney-client communications, even those involving foreign clients, would remain out of the agency's reach. This was prompted byShow More Summary
During a March 7th American Bar Association (ABA) conference in Philadelphia, speakers described "litigation" and "public health" appeals as strong avenues for securing more gun control. According to the ABA Journal, Jonathan E. Lowy,...Show More Summary
Friday 5: Laurel Bellows — American Bar Association Fights Human Trafficking
Thu March 06, 2014 The Verdict is Out on Female and Non-White Judges By Susan Hagen Women and minority judicial nominees systematically receive lower ratings from the American Bar Association than male or white candidates, new research shows. Show More Summary
Debo Adegbile sits on a panel at the American Bar Association’s annual meeting in San Francisco in August, 2013 (photo by Flickr user Steve Rhodes). The U.S. Senate Wednesday rejected Debo Adegbile, President Barack Obama’s nomination...Show More Summary
The American Bar Association (ABA) has written a letter to the NSA addressing an issue that surfaced via a recent leak: namely, the agency signing off on the interception of privileged attorney-client discussions by Australian intelligence. Show More Summary
For more than half a century, the American Bar Association has vetted the nation's judicial nominees, certifying candidates as "well qualified," "qualified," or "not qualified" and in the process rankling conservatives and liberals alike when nominees earn less than stellar marks. read more
The American Foreign Service Association is asking the Obama administration to "raise the bar" on qualifications for diplomatic nominees,...
Paulette Brown, a partner at Edwards Wildman Palmer in New Jersey, would be the first African-American woman to lead the American Bar Association.
You can watch here (earlier). Related videos, including those of the other panelists, at the American Bar Association site. Meanwhile, even former enthusiasts are beginning to give up on the “food desert” theory — opening a supermarket nearby does little to change unhealthy diet habits. Show More Summary
See you there? Quoting Hawaii lawyer Robert Thomas at the Inverse Condemnation blog: Next Thursday, February 6, 2014, we’ll be in Chicago to moderate an American Bar Association discussion/debate on a topic that’s not our usual takings-eminent domain-land use stuff, but is still one of the hotter topics around. Show More Summary
Ahem, it's actually the American Bar Association's Task Force on the Future of Legal Education. Either way, they need to take another look and issue a second (technically, fourth) draft. The final report, which the ABA Journal notes is barely different than the task force's previous working paper and draft......
With oceans considered by many as one of the last frontiers, the American Bar Association's new book “Zoning the Oceans: The Next Big Step in Coastal Zone