• April 15, 2013

    Hughes Hubbard sponsors lecture

    New York Law Journal

    ABA President-Elect James Silkenat delivered the 50th annual Charles Evans Hughes Memorial Lecture April 10 at the New York County Lawyers’ Association.

  • April 15, 2013

    Lawyer in NH Exxon Mobil case has string of wins

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram (AP)

    ABA President Bellows said it’s rare nationwide to see a woman as lead counsel in a major case, “and it’s not getting a lot better.” “She is unusual,” Bellows said of Jessica Grant, who led the state of New Hampshire to a $236 million verdict last week against Exxon Mobil Corp.

  • April 12, 2013

    Op-ed: Powerful opposition to simple reforms

    New York Times

    The ABA has twice testified against a bill that would require all states to keep records of the real owners of corporations, rather than just the title holders.

  • April 11, 2013

    Obamacare not an antitrust ‘free pass,’ U.S. official says

    Reuters

    President Obama’s 2010 healthcare law encourages integration and coordination but cannot be interpreted as a rationale for ignoring antitrust laws, said Leslie Overton, a Justice Department antitrust deputy, at the ABA Section of Antitrust Law spring meeting.

  • April 10, 2013

    Op-ed: Equal Pay Day

    National Law Journal

    ABA President Bellows calls attention to Equal Pay Day and the efforts of the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession and the Gender Equity Task Force

  • April 10, 2013

    Commentary: Immigration reform must be LGBT-inclusive

    Human Rights Campaign

    U.S. Rep. Charles Nadler names the ABA as a group that supports bipartisan immigration reform legislation known as the Uniting American Families Act.

  • April 10, 2013

    The right way to craft a living will

    Bloomberg

    Instructions in living wills are often misleading, said the director of the ABA Commission on Law and Aging [who was speaking at a conference].

  • April 9, 2013

    Preview: Record crowd expected at U.S. lawyers’ antitrust meeting

    Reuters

    Organizers of the ABA Antitrust Law Section spring meeting, which is being billed as the largest antitrust conference in the world, said they expected a record number of attendees this week in the face of massive interest in what President Obama’s second term will bring.

  • April 8, 2013

    Law Day 2013: Realizing the dream — equality for all

    Cherokee Tribune

    The ABA defines Law Day as “A national day set aside to celebrate the rule of law. Law Day underscores how law and the legal process have contributed to the freedoms that all Americans share.”

  • April 8, 2013

    ABA Techshow: Southwest by South

    Law Technology News

    Article highlights exhibitors at the ABA Techshow in Chicago last week.

  • April 5, 2013

    Learn more about Thomson Reuters’ private cloud capabilities at ABA Techshow

    Thomson Reuters

    The article references an ABA survey that says “the average time worked per day by an attorney was 8.9 hours, and the average time billed per day was 6.7 hours.” It also mentions Reuters’ booth at the ABA Techshow.

  • April 5, 2013

    Tampa man continues fight to win approval of Florida bar

    The Miami Herald

    Article mentions that Talbot “Sandy” D’Alemberte, the lawyer for a Tampa man without U.S. citizenship hoping to practice law in Florida, is a former president of the ABA.

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