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Friday, September 14, 2018
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on H.R. 6730, the “Injunctive Authority Clarification Act of 2018.” This bill, voted out of the House Judiciary Committee, calls for a ban on national injunctions. National injunctions, when granted...
Thursday, August 30, 2018
Washington, DC — The American Association for Justice (AAJ) recently submitted comments on the Department of Education’s (ED) notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that allows for-profit universities to force students into a rigged arbitration process if a defrauded student attempts to have his or...
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from outgoing American Association for Justice (AAJ) President Kathleen Nastri acknowledging the dedicated AAJ members who were recognized during the 2018 Annual Convention in Denver, Colorado:   “It’s an honor to recognize the outstanding achievements...
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Washington, DC — During the 2018 Annual Convention in Denver, outgoing American Association for Justice (AAJ) President Kathleen Nastri presented attorney John Manly and USA Olympic and NCAA athletes Jeanette Antolin, Jamie Dantzscher, Mattie Larson, Kaylee Lorincz, Sterling Riethman, and Jordyn...
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Washington, DC — The American Association for Justice (AAJ) is pleased to announce that California attorney Elise R. Sanguinetti was sworn in as the new President of AAJ at the 2018 Annual Convention in Denver, Colorado.  Sanguinetti is a founding partner at Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos...
Monday, July 9, 2018
Washington, DC — The following is a joint statement from current American Association for Justice (AAJ) President Kathleen Nastri and incoming President Elise Sanguinetti on the nomination of U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court...
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Washington, DC -- Trial magazine—the flagship publication of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) — was recently awarded a prestigious EXCEL Award for editorial excellence from Association Media & Publishing. The award was given for in-depth coverage by Trial News editors on topics of...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) President Kathleen Nastri in response to the announced retirement of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy:  “For 30 years, Justice Kennedy has served with distinction on our nation’s highest court, and...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Kathleen Nastri on the current practice of separating families that are seeking asylum in the U.S.:   “We condemn the Trump Administration policy resulting in the separation of children from their parents...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Washington, DC — More than two million men and women selflessly serve in the U.S. military.  Despite the extreme sacrifices they make for their country, they are often exploited, provided inadequate health care, exposed to toxic substances, and denied the same legal protections as civilians.  The...

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