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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...
Monday, May 21, 2018
Washington, DC — Breaking with over 80 years of labor law, the U.S. Supreme Court today issued a 5-4 decision in Epic Systems v. Lewis, Ernst & Young v. Morris, and National Labor Relations Board v. Murphy Oil, allowing corporations to force workers into arbitration, stripping them of the right...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen regarding Uber’s announcement that the company will no longer force sexual assault survivors into forced arbitration:   “AAJ strongly supports sexual assault survivors having access to a public...
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Washington, DC — Today, the American Association for Justice (AAJ) announced its public opposition to two amendments being proposed to H.R. 4, the “FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018.” The amendments would wipe out state laws that protect workers’ rights and put motorists at risk by eliminating...
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) CEO Linda Lipsen responding to the U.S. House of Representatives passing H.R. 620, a bill that erodes 27 years of progress made under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): “For decades, the ADA has broken...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) President Kathleen Nastri responding to President Donald Trump’s tweet calling the entire American judicial system “broken and unfair” in response to a district court ruling he disagrees with:  “It is alarming...
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...

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