AAJ News

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Washington, DC — From Takata’s lethal airbags to Monsanto ghostwriting scientific data, to drug companies profiting from the opioid crisis, corporations have time and again put profits before the health and safety of Americans.  A report released today by the American Association for Justice (AAJ...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Washington, DC—Today, sexual harassment survivor and former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson joined Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL), Elise Stefanik (R-NY), Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), and Walter Jones (R-NC) in unveiling new...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Washington, DC— Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on limiting Americans’ rights to access the nation’s courts. At a time when consumers, workers, and small businesses already face major hurdles when going up against powerful corporations, today’s hearing failed to...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
After the CFPB Rule Protecting Consumers Was Wiped Out, Hearing Marks Latest Step in Effort to Decimate Americans’ Constitutional Rights  Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) CEO Linda Lipsen regarding the Senate...
Friday, November 3, 2017
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) President Kathleen Nastri responding to President Donald Trump’s recent insults directed at the American justice system in the wake of the terror attack in New York City: “The American justice system and our...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) CEO Linda Lipsen in response to the U.S. Senate voting tonight (S.J. Res. 47) to overturn the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) forced arbitration rule:  “Tonight was a bad night for the Constitution...
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Washington, DC — Appearing before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs today, former Equifax Chairman and CEO Richard F. Smith admitted that since it’s a “legally viable path,” the company still pursues forced arbitration. This admission comes just weeks after Equifax...
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Washington, DC— Today, Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan sat in front of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs and repeatedly lied about the corporation’s attempts to deny their customers’ rights to seek justice in court. Wells Fargo’s consistent use of forced arbitration proves...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Washington, DC— The American Association for Justice (AAJ) today filed an amicus curiae brief in National Labor Relations Board v. Murphy Oil USA, Inc. in the U.S. Supreme Court strongly urging it to uphold the NLRB’s correct determination that corporate employers cannot use abusive forced...
Monday, August 7, 2017
Washington, DC—Today, the American Association for Justice (AAJ) joined hundreds of advocates in submitting comments opposing the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed rule to repeal its celebrated regulatory prohibition on the use of forced arbitration clauses in long-term care...

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