AAJ News

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...
Friday, June 10, 2016
Washington, DC— The American Association for Justice applauds today’s introduction of the bipartisan “Justice for Servicemembers Act,” which would clarify that the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) guarantees members of the military the right to enforce their USERRA...
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Washington, DC— The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on today’s passage of the “Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act” [H.R. 2576] in the U.S. Senate, which will reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) of 1976. The bill...
Monday, June 6, 2016
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Larry Tawwater: “As an association of advocates for Americans who rely on the civil justice system to ensure their rights under the law are protected and enforced, the American Association for Justice...

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