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  • Ala. attorney looks back at groundbreaking career

    Growing up in the 1960s, when "professional" women equaled teachers and secretaries, Gay Blackburn Maloney considered studying law - that is, if she were a boy.


  • SC panel rejects sale of Charleston School of Law

    A committee of the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education is recommending that the sale of Charleston School of Law to a for-profit company be denied.


  • Looking back at 231 years of legal work

    So this is what history looks like in real time. For nearly 231 years, lawyers for Rawle & Henderson L.L.P. have been plying courthouses in Philadelphia for clients with urgent legal needs, and that would make it the oldest law firm in the United States.


  • Recent editorials from Texas newspapers

    San Antonio Express-News. May 8, 2014.


  • ABA officials to address SC law symposium

    Some top officers from the American Bar Association are participating in a discussion in Columbia on the future of legal education.


  • Defendants make wider use of mitigation experts

    With a life of imprisonment at stake for Steven Clippinger, an expert is digging through his past, searching for mitigating circumstances in his life that shaped the man who allegedly shot and killed his brother and sister-in-law.


  • Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, center, is escorted to the podium by American Bar Association President Laurel Bellows, left, before addressing the group's annual meeting Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, in San Francisco. Clinton spoke about maintaining the Voting Rights Act and received a medal from the association. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    Hillary Clinton kicking off tour to restore trust in government

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Monday that she will soon tour the nation and deliver a series of speeches to promote more trust in government. She made her remarks at an annual American Bar Association meeting in San Francisco.


  • Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    ROBINSON: Obama ignoring the Constitution

    President Obama recently issued his 20th presidential signing statement, this time to an addendum to the sprawling National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2012. The president notably took issue with provisions that deal with the detention, interrogation and prosecution of suspected terrorists.


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