AAJ News

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Washington, DC— The American Association for Justice applauds members of the United States Senate for questioning Wells Fargo’s CEO on his bank’s massive scheme of fraudulently opening accounts in its customers’ names. The inquiry was part of a hearing held today in the U.S. Senate Committee on...
Thursday, September 8, 2016
For the 15th anniversary of 9/11 the American Association for Justice (AAJ) is partnering with End Distracted Driving to inspire trial lawyers to give free presentations in schools to encourage students to make safe choices while driving and to be empowered, educated passengers. Hundreds of trial...
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Washington, DC— The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on today’s passage of the so-called “Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2016” [H.R. 5063] in the United States House of Representatives, which will strip the federal government of its authority to...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Washington, DC —  The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Julie Braman Kane on today’s announcement of the final regulations and guidance implementing the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces executive order, which will restore access to justice for millions of...
Monday, August 1, 2016
LOS ANGELES – The American Association for Justice is pleased to announce that Julie Braman Kane has been sworn in as its new President during a ceremony at the organization’s Annual Convention here in Los Angeles.  Kane is a partner at the law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, where she has spent her...
Friday, July 29, 2016
Washington, DC— The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen in response to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issuing a “railroad system safety program” final rule: “When a train strikes a vehicle at a crossing or a railroad worker is injured on...
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Washington, D.C. – Trial magazine—the flagship publication of the American Association for Justice—continues to be recognized for its excellence in writing and design, recently winning an unprecedented three Apex Awards of Excellence from Communications Concepts, Inc., which provides consulting...
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Washington, DC— The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen in response to House Speaker Paul Ryan’s release of the House GOP healthcare plan: “Taking away millions of Americans’ healthcare coverage is a poor idea, and thankfully this plan will not advance...
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Washington, DC— The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on President Barack Obama today signing the “Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act” [H.R. 2576] into law, which reforms the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) of 1976. “The...
Monday, June 13, 2016
Washington, DC— The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Larry Tawwater on a proposed rule released today by the U.S. Department of Education that would prohibit the use of forced arbitration and class action waivers by schools receiving federal funds under Title...

Pages