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Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) CEO Linda Lipsen announcing AAJ’s opposition to the JUSTICE Act introduced by Senator Tim Scott (R-SC): “AAJ commends Congress for addressing this issue with urgency, and we are encouraged to see leaders from...
Friday, June 12, 2020
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen following the introduction of the “End Double Taxation of Successful Consumer Claims Act”  so that individuals who win fraud or abuse cases against corporations are not taxed on the funds awarded to...
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Statement of Bruce Stern, President Oversight Hearing on “Police Practices and Law Enforcement Accountability” House Committee on the Judiciary June 10, 2020 The American Association for Justice (AAJ) thanks the Chairman for holding this hearing and submits this statement for inclusion in the...
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Bruce Stern following today’s hearing held by the House Judiciary Committee on “Policing Practices and Law Enforcement Accountability,” which included testimony from George Floyd family attorney and AAJ...
Monday, June 8, 2020
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen following the introduction of the “Justice in Policing Act of 2020” which contains provisions addressing “qualified immunity,” the doctrine that gives legal immunity to law enforcement officials: “...
Monday, June 1, 2020
Recent tragic and senseless deaths have us feeling pain, anger, sadness, and outrage. As trial lawyers, we fight for justice and accountability, and it is our mission to stand for those who have been injured, underrepresented, and harmed. We remain resolute against police misconduct, brutality, and...
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen following today’s hearing held by the Senate Judiciary Committee on immunity: “What was made clear in the hearing today is that corporate immunity is not going to help businesses reopen and keep...
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Washington, DC – A new national poll released today shows bipartisan opposition to giving blanket liability immunity to corporations and employers in cases involving COVID-19 infection. This comes as congressional Republican leadership has called for the next phase of coronavirus relief funding to...
Thursday, March 5, 2020
Washington, DC – Today the American Association for Justice (AAJ) applauds the introduction of the “Ending Passenger Rail Forced Arbitration Act” (S. 3400 / H.R. 6101), a bill that would restore Amtrak passengers’ rights by prohibiting all forced arbitration clauses and joint-action waivers with...
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Washington, DC — The American Association for Justice (AAJ) responded to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s request for comments on testing methods for asbestos in talc and cosmetic products containing talc. AAJ, our attorney members and the many cancer victims of asbestos contamination...

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