Topic: American Bar Association
Birthright citizenship is given to anyone born in the US. The American Bar Association says they're against any changes to the Constitution that would outlaw birthright citizenship.
08/10/2011 04:20 pm
A defining moment of labor history, the deadly fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York remains a powerful touchstone even after 100 years.
03/25/2011 08:03 pm
Striking a balance between spending and revenue in Washington will be no easy task.
01/28/2011 01:18 pm
For the first time in Arkansas, convicted murderers prevail in seeking review of DNA evidence. Such reviews have exonerated 261 others, but will it help West Memphis Three?
11/16/2010 04:52 pm
US law firms are outsourcing to India their legal writing and editing. Although they need training, Indian editors are more still less costly than Americans.
09/21/2010 05:09 pm
A 17-fold increase in civilian rape between 2004 and 2008 in the Democratic Republic of Congo underscores the wartime legacy of sexual violence.
06/30/2010 03:47 pm
American lawyer Peter Erlinder was released by a court in Rwanda. But he still faces charges that he denied the 1994 killing of 800,000 people is genocide.
06/17/2010 03:00 pm
Peter Erlinder was arrested last month as he was preparing a case for charges of Rwanda genocide-denial against opposition presidential candidate Victoire Ingabire. The court will decide Thursday afternoon.
06/17/2010 04:56 am
It is currently against the law to invest in law firms, but it's not out of the question. Law firms in the UK may go public in 2011.
05/06/2010 07:14 pm
Judge David Hamilton is elevated to the US appeals court, after GOP effort to stall a vote failed. Republican resistance signals more political fights are likely over Obama's nominees to the federal bench.
11/19/2009 12:00 am