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American Bar Association

Apr 25, 2023

Law Day: An opportunity to teach, learn about our legal system

This year’s theme is Cornerstones of Democracy: Civics, Civility, and Collaboration.

Apr 20, 2023

American Bar Association network compromised, member data leaked to third party

Members who have questions can call 1-888-411-8698, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Jul 15, 2022

Former Justice Breyer named chair of ABA ROLI board

The American Bar Association has named Justice Stephen Breyer, the recently retired associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, as chair of its Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) board.

Jul 5, 2022

Ovbiagele honored as ABA Top 40 Young Lawyer

The American Bar Association has selected Milwaukee lawyer Emil Ovbiagele as an On the Rise - Top 40 Young Lawyers.

State Crime Lab
Jun 24, 2022

Evers, Wisconsin Medical Society react to Roe’s fall

Officials and organizations around the state and country are speaking out on the Supreme Court's historic, controversial decision overturning of Roe v. Wade.

May 23, 2022

Corporations can compare firms by diversity, ABA updates portal following survey results

The American Bar Association has updated its online portal system that allows corporations to compare law firms they work with using metrics of diversity, equity and inclusion.

May 17, 2022

Slow movement on the diversity hiring, ABA study finds

A surveyed conducted by the American Bar Association found minimal rises in diversity hiring among large law firms in 2020 compared to 2019.

Apr 14, 2022

ABA clarifies lawyer ‘solicitation’ definition within professional conduct rules

The American Bar Association released a nine page opinion addressing Model Rules of Professional Conduct Rules 7.3(b), 8.4(a) and 5.3.

The American Bar Association's 2021 Civic Literacy Survey shows differing levels in the justice system
May 12, 2021

ABA survey: 52% believe justice system is racially biased

A recent survey from the American Bar Association found that more than half of respondents believe the U.S. criminal-justice system is racially biased.

ABA Commission on Women in the Profession
Mar 3, 2021

ABA report: Men scared to participate in women lawyers’ affinity groups (INFOGRAPHIC)

Most men are hesitant to participate in women lawyers' affinity groups, according to a new report from the American Bar Association.

Feb 4, 2021

Sen. Baldwin named ABA Stonewall Award winner

The American Bar Association is recognizing Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wisconsin, for her work as a champion of LGBT legal causes. Baldwin is one of the association's 2021 Stonewall Award winners.

Jul 30, 2020

ABA introduces COVID-19 assistance website for lawyers

The American Bar Association has introduced a website with information to help lawyers deal with difficulties posed to their practices by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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