AAJ News

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Washington, DC -- American Association for Justice (AAJ) CEO Linda Lipsen penned a letter in the New York Times on the rigged forced arbitration system. Below are excerpts. How Online Shoppers Give Up Their Legal Rights "... forced arbitration allows corporations to eliminate consumers’ rights...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Washington, D.C.—American Association for Justice (AAJ) CEO Linda Lipsen has once again been named a top lobbyist in Washington, D.C. Ms. Lipsen was included on this year’s list of top lobbyist published today by The Hill. Ms. Lipsen was named CEO over four years ago and has spearheaded the...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Washington, DC—Every American has a Constitutional right to access justice through the courts – this right even applies to corporations and their front groups. Today, the American Association for Justice (AAJ) and the Take Justice Back campaign, launched the Hall of Lawsuit Hypocrites to showcase...
Friday, October 17, 2014
Washington, DC—A new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine debunks the myth of defensive medicine, which is often used by proponents of legislation that limit patients’ access to justice and legal accountability.  “This study is the latest proof that our focus should be on patient...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Washington, DC — American Association for Justice (AAJ) CEO Linda Lipsen was a featured speaker as part of a panel following the premiere of Lost In the Fine Print, an Alliance for Justice short documentary uncovering the danger buried in the fine print: forced arbitration.   “This film is part...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Washington, DC — Today the American Association for Justice (AAJ) joined a coalition of consumer and citizens’ groups to launch a petition demanding that five of Wall Street’s biggest banks stop using forced arbitration against their customers.  JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup, Wells Fargo, US Bancorp,...
Friday, September 26, 2014
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Lisa Blue Baron on today’s Department of Defense announcement regarding its proposed rule to strengthen the Military Lending Act: “We applaud the Department of Defense’s (DoD) proposed rule to expand and...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
In Breakthrough Case, Americans Hold Bank Accountable for Funding Terrorist Activity  Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Lisa Blue Baron on the Linde et al. v. Arab Bank PLC case: “This is a historic victory for all Americans in the fight...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Washington, DC — The U.S. Constitution was signed on this day 227 years ago. Since then, 27 amendments have been added to the Constitution, and today we have a document that serves not only to affirm that the government of the United States exists to serve its citizens but to also grant essential...
Monday, September 15, 2014
Washington, DC — The American Association for Justice (AAJ) launched its Voter Protection Action Committee (VPAC) campaign to organize lawyers, paralegals, and law students around the country to volunteer at polling places, work in call centers, and join election protection legal teams on Election...

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