Articles by American Bar Association
The Wall Street Journal Failed Its Readers on Apple-Iranian Discrimination Scandal
July 09 2012 1:57 PM EDT
The Wall Street Journal (Nasdaq: NWSA) and AOL Inc.'s (NYSE:AOL) Huffington Post spar over the facts surrounding recent allegations that Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) employees have denied sale of iPads to Farsi speakers.
Apple Facing Justice Dept. Discrimination Accusations
June 27 2012 2:19 PM EDT
Applesauce might be on the menu if Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) doesn't take swift actions to ameliorate members of a coalition representing Iranian-Americans and speakers of Farsi who were allegedly denied sale of iPads and other merchandise by Apple store employees in recent weeks.
Akaka's Retirement: Native Hawaiians To Lose Advocate In Washington
April 18 2012 5:48 PM EDT
Senator Daniel Akaka's retirement jeopardizes the fight to grant Native Hawaiians federal recognition
Supreme Court Health Care Case: What Do The Experts Think Will Happen?
March 23 2012 4:22 PM EDT
The American Bar Association surveyed academics, attorneys, and journalists who follow the U.S. Supreme Court to gather opinions about the outcome of the Affordable Care Act arguments set to begin Monday.
Who is Juanita Vanoy? She Reportedly Cost Michael Jordan $168M
December 30 2011 10:51 AM EST
Michael Jordan's publicist confirmed on Thursday, that the NBA legend and his long-time girlfriend, Yvette Prieto, a Cuban-American model, are now engaged. When news of Jordan's engagement to Prieto, 32, started to spread on the Internet, people also began searching for a familiar name from Jordan's past: Juanita Vanoy. But who is she?
Police GPS Tracking Case to Be Heard by Supreme Court
November 05 2011 11:57 AM EDT
The Supreme Court for the first time will hear arguments on Tuesday on whether police need a warrant to track a suspect's vehicle with a GPS device, another clash between new surveillance technology and basic privacy rights.
Michele Bachmann and Oral Roberts: What is a Christian Law School?
October 14 2011 3:28 PM EDT
While Bachmann's a conception of the law as being rooted in Christian teachings may fall outside the political mainstream, it is a guiding principle at Christian law schools throughout the country
When Can Employers Fire You for Facebook, Twitter?
September 26 2011 6:08 PM EDT
A host of cases have come to the National Labor Relations Board over whether employers fairly terminate employees for Facebook, Twitter and other social media posts.
Law Grads Sue School for Millions Over Employment and Salary Statistics ?Fraud?
August 11 2011 2:52 AM EDT
Law graduates from two of the country's biggest schools filed class action suits against their alma maters alleging that the schools were inflating employment and salary statistics to lure students.
Pregnant Law Student Finishes Bar Exam While in Labor
August 01 2011 11:49 AM EDT
A Northwestern University alum went into labor while taking the Illinois bar exam but still completed the test
Crack Cocaine Offenders Could Exit Jail Early, Attorney General Holder Says
June 02 2011 9:28 AM EDT
A new law reducing sentences for crack cocaine users should apply to people already in prison for the drug, provided they were not also convicted of a violent offense and did not have an extensive criminal history, Attorney General Eric Holder said yesterday.
Myriad Genetics Patent Appeal Case Arguments Begin April 4
March 23 2011 8:11 AM EDT
Oral arguments for the Myriad Genetics, Inc. appeals case is set to begin April 4 with a possible written decision in June 2011, RBC Capital Markets said.
ABA president wants Bar Council of India to maintain status quo on foreign law firms in India issue
February 01 2011 12:21 PM EST
American Bar Association (ABA) president Stephen N. Zack wants the Bar Council of India (BCI) to maintain the status quo while it debates on whether it should allow foreign law firms to set up offices in the country.
LSAT may not be compulsory for admission to law school any more
January 17 2011 2:25 AM EST
The National Law Journal has reported that the American Bar Association (ABA) is now considering the possibility of making the LSAT optional for students wishing to enroll for graduation in law or Juris Doctor (JD)
Are Law Schools doing enough to boost students’ overall professional development?
January 06 2011 8:19 AM EST
Survey suggests that a half or more of law school students feel inadequately prepared to handle the various non-academic demands of the profession
ABA delays decision on accreditation of foreign law schools
December 07 2010 2:43 PM EST
The council of the American Bar Association's (ABA) Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar is delaying on deciding whether to accredit foreign law schools because the matter needs more study.