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November 02, 2020

Antitrust Fall Forum to feature Sen. Klobuchar, Rep. Cicilline, top enforcement officials

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2020 — Sen. Amy J. Klobuchar of Minnesota; U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline of Rhode Island; Makan Delrahim, Department of Justice assistant attorney general, Antitrust Division; and…

November 02, 2020

ABA Philadelphia Tax Conference to feature IRS chief counsel as keynote speaker Nov. 10

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2020 – The American Bar Association Section of Taxation will hold its 31st Annual Philadelphia Tax Conference Nov. 10-12 with IRS Chief Counsel Michael Desmond as its keynote spea…

October 29, 2020

ABA asks bar leaders to mobilize legal help for eviction cases with its Covid-19 Pro Bono Network

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2020 — American Bar Association President Patricia Lee Refo sent a letter this week to bar leaders nationwide asking them to mobilize the lawyers of their bar to assist in evicti…

October 29, 2020

A conversation with kids about immigrants and fairness

Two lawyers posed a challenge to 13 elementary school children: Think of a time when you were in a faraway place, you didn’t have your favorite toy, you couldn’t eat your favorite food, and everythin…

October 27, 2020

Report examines roadblocks among women lawyers, offers toolkit for healing dialogue

CHICAGO, Oct. 27, 2020 — A new study and report from the American Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession, “This Talk Isn’t Cheap: Women of Color and White Women Attorneys Find Common G…

October 26, 2020

Survey reveals the extent and ill effects of law student debt, recommends solutions

CHICAGO, Oct. 26, 2020 — A new study conducted by the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division reveals substantial and widespread levels of student debt and its effects on the newest members o…

October 23, 2020

ABA Criminal Justice Section to host virtual National Institute on Health Care Fraud

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2020 — The ABA Criminal Justice Section’s annual National Institute on Health Care Fraud will be held virtually over three consecutive Wednesdays from Nov. 4 through Nov.18 and w…

October 23, 2020

Statement of ABA President Patricia Lee Refo Re: United Nations Day 2020

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2020 – The American Bar Association joins others around the world Saturday in celebrating United Nations Day 2020, which marks the anniversary of the day the UN Charter came into…

October 23, 2020

ABA to host virtual state and local government law conference focused on COVID Issues

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2020 — The American Bar Association Section of State and Local Government Law will hold its 2020 Virtual Fall CLE and Networking Conference with six program panels over three da…

October 22, 2020

ABA Giving Day boosts programs targeting needs arising from COVID-19, racial justice issues

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2020 — ABA Giving Day, an inaugural event on Oct. 29 which coincides with the National Celebration of Pro Bono, is focusing on raising attention and support for eight different a…

Although enormous, AG’s prosecutorial power is not unchecked

October 26, 2020
Pro Bono Week highlights lawyers’ responses to COVID-19
October 26, 2020
Pro bono events tackle estate planning issues in Nevada, L.A.
October 23, 2020
Jacksonville’s pro bono volunteers fight evictions
October 21, 2020
S.C. law students, state bar team up for pro bono virtual legal blitz
October 20, 2020
ABA, law schools form police practices consortium
October 19, 2020

ABA testifies at Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination hearing

October 19, 2020
New guidance helps lawyers navigate potential conflicts
October 12, 2020
CILA expands pro bono opportunities, marks 5th anniversary
October 12, 2020
USPTO Director Andrei Iancu speaks on pandemic’s effect on intellectual property
September 30, 2020



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