AAJ News

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...
Monday, September 15, 2014
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on the passing of Thomas "Tommy" Hale Boggs, Jr.: "Tommy Boggs was a renowned advocate who guided and advised the American Association for Justice (AAJ) for more than 40 years. Tommy was much more...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Corporate Wrongdoers Need to be Held Fully Accountable Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Lisa Blue Baron in response to the ruling in Lillian Lewellen v. Chad Franklin & Franklin National Auto Sales: “Corporations that engage in the most...
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Washington, DC – Asbestos victims have been granted access to justice after presenting evidence that a corporate defense firm enabled its client to hide and destroy documents that showed their product contained deadly asbestos, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on September 3, 2014.  In the...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Washington, DC— The End Distracted Driving (EndDD) program was featured in the Governors Highway Safety Association’s (GHSA) report highlighting state policy, enforcement, and education initiatives that have been successful at targeting and educating teens on the often life-altering consequences of...
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Lisa Blue Baron on the announcement of the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces executive order issued by the White House: "We are pleased and strongly encouraged by the announcement of the Fair Pay and Safe...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Washington, DC — Dallas attorney Lisa Blue Baron has been sworn in as the president of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) at the organization’s annual convention in Baltimore, Md. AAJ is the world’s largest trial bar, working to make sure people have a fair chance to receive justice through...
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Burton LeBlanc on the GM ignition switch victim compensation fund: “The civil justice system exposed GM’s decade-long corporate cover-up and as the public and Congress demand full accountability, GM must...
Monday, June 23, 2014
Washington, DC—​The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) President Burton LeBlanc on today’s United States Supreme Court ruling in Erica P. John Fund, et al., v. Halliburton:   “We are pleased that the United States Supreme Court has rejected Halliburton’s radical...

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