This is an unparalleled time of fully online classes, uncertain bar exam dates, and other unprecedented challenges facing law students. To help students make sense of the current environment, ABA President Judy Perry Martinez and ABA Law Student Division Chair Johnnie Q. Nguyen held a live Q&A session
A system based on due process should offer immigrants no less, argues the ABA’s Judy Perry Martinez.
The Health Law Section of the American Bar Association is taking applications for its Fifth Annual Scholarship Program for law students. If you're interested in the health law field, the scholarship will help you attend the Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law Conference from February 21-23, 2018 in Scottsdale, Ariz. Applicants must be
The ABA Distribution and Franchising Committee is seeking volunteers to write for its newsletter and e-bulletin, as well as publication editors, articles/news editors, and designers/artists to assist in reformatting their publications. Newsletter articles tend to be 500-2000 words in length, and e-bulletin updates are generally 200 words and no
Amid the flood of natural disasters literally flooding parts of our nation, many law students and American Bar Association members alike are wondering how they can help those in need, whether it is with donations, supplies, manpower, or legal assistance. Before the Bar has already posted about resources
The American Bar Association has put together a list of resources available to residents of Texas impacted by Hurricane Harvey. There are also ways law students and attorneys can lend a hand. The ABA and the ABA Young Lawyers Division have been compiling links to #HarveyRelief
People are talking about how to make a difference in a world that is becoming increasingly divisive. And that’s great. Talking is a good starting point. Doing is better. The ABA has been doing amazing things to promote justice, inclusion and the rule of law. And, we want you to join us.
Last week, in his budget proposal to Congress, the President called for the elimination of the Legal Services Corporation (LSC). LSC is the single largest funder of legal aid for people who cannot afford a lawyer. Let’s imagine for a second what would have happened without LSC funding in
The American Bar Association House of Delegates rejected Monday a major change in the bar passage standard for ABA-accredited law schools. See more about the vote in this article from the ABA Journal. The proposal from the Council of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions
American Bar Association President Linda A. Klein Monday called personal attacks on judges “attacks on our Constitution” and warned that it is vital that the judiciary remains independent and free from political pressure. “There are no ‘so-called judges’ in America,” she said Monday in a speech to the ABA’s governing House
The ABA is heading to Magic City this weekend – Miami will be playing host the ABA's midyear meeting from Wednesday through Tuesday. That's right in the backyard of University of Miami School of Law and down the coasts from several other of our Florida law schools. If you're a law
A message from ABA President Linda Klein: As lawyers, we are citizens who are called on to promote justice and the rule of law in our communities. As a follow-up to my remarks to the House of Delegates in August (watch the video), I invite you to
The American Bar Association is deeply troubled by the events of the past few days. The incidents are at the same time heartbreaking, infuriating and terrifying.