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Jan 22, 2020 2:22 PM CST
LaToya Bell, an assistant public defender in Houston County in Georgia, a member of the ABA’s Young Lawyers Division and Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division, and a member of the State Bar of Georgia’s Young Lawyers Division, handles as many as 200 to 250 cases at any time involving misdemeanors and traffic offenses in state court. She has earned her own reputation for being hopeful for her clients—hopeful not only that justice is served, but that she can in some way improve their lives.
Jan 22, 2020 1:27 PM CST
Jan 14, 2020 10:46 AM CST
If people are open to attending a non-ABA-accredited law school, they may soon have a lot more online choices in California—thanks to a recent rule change by the State Bar of California allowing state-accredited law schools to teach JD programs entirely over the internet.
Jan 14, 2020 6:30 AM CST
Jan 13, 2020 11:43 AM CST
Judge threatens to jail Harvey Weinstein after he uses cellphone in court
On Tuesday, a Manhattan judge threatened to jail former film producer Harvey Weinstein for using his cellphone in…
Jan 7, 2020 2:58 PM CST
Jan 6, 2020 3:27 PM CST
As we begin the year with a presidential impeachment and will end the year with an election that is likely to be as divisive and contentious, we must each strive to set an example of civility both in our practices and as citizen-lawyers.
Jan 6, 2020 2:43 PM CST
Jan 2, 2020 4:44 PM CST
Several experts shared with the ABA Journal some potential threats from malicious foreign actors and how to counter them ahead of and during the 2020 presidential election.
Jan 2, 2020 10:05 AM CST
Dec 26, 2019 8:55 AM CST
The Governmental Affairs Office spent the last year working with ABA leadership, entities and grassroots advocates to advance the ABA’s position on policy issues affecting the rule of law and the legal profession. The hard work has paid off.
Dec 23, 2019 1:00 PM CST
Fear and luge are not compatible. Cameron Myler—a four-time Olympian who spent countless hours lying on her back on a tiny sled, feet stretched out in front of her, hurtling down an icy track without brakes—would know. “Luge is not a good sport if you are afraid,” says Myler, a co-vice-chair of the ABA Business Law Section’s Sports Law Committee.
Dec 19, 2019 12:16 PM CST
Dec 19, 2019 9:15 AM CSTnotice posted by the council of the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.
Dec 16, 2019 11:50 AM CST