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Thomas Kim

New ABA Law Student Division chair takes on immigration

August 30, 2017

Immigration is a hot topic both in and outside of the legal realm, but for Thomas Kim it’s more than just a popular subject. His own negative experience with an immigration lawyer motivated him to become a passionate immigration rights activist. In this episode of the ABA Law Student Podcast, host Kareem Aref talks

Hilarie Bass

The coming year at the ABA – 3 initiatives and 1 lawsuit

August 16, 2017

Greetings from New York City! It has been an exhilarating week at the ABA’s Annual Meeting – thought-provoking panels, CLE’s at law firms throughout the city and at the United Nations, and the House of Delegates took action on numerous important issues affecting our bar association, our courts and our

Linda Klein

A year of taking action – Linda Klein reflects

August 14, 2017

Law students can be proud of the work we’ve done at the ABA this past year. The ABA was front and center when the rule of law was challenged – here in the U.S. and internationally. We stood up for the independence of our American judges when they

Pizza Fight

The deepest slice: Who makes better pizza – Chicago or New York?

August 02, 2017

Pizza came from Italy to the United States. And then, according to the Italians, pizza went to hell. The evolution of pizza has brought it far from its Neapolitan roots. And yet, it has the New World to thank for its creation. The tomato, native to the Americas,

Annual Meeting

What to do (and what not to do) at ABA Annual Meeting

July 28, 2017

With just a few short weeks to go before the 2017 ABA Annual Meeting, we figured some tips for a great Annual Meeting might be in order.  Whether it’s your first time to Annual, or you’re a veteran attendee, each of these tips should help you have a great time


Meet the law students running for our council before you vote!

July 13, 2017

We've got four positions up for election at this year's ABA Annual Meeting in New York. The three Delegates and the Vice Chair will work on issues that are important to all law students. And we want you to meet them – and see what they have to say before you


Get a bite of The Big Apple with the TIPS writing competition

April 20, 2017

Law students, you have a little over a week to enter the ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) Law Student Writing Competition! The competition is open to any law school student in good academic standing, over the age of 18, who is a member of the American Bar Association