AAJ News

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...
Friday, May 20, 2016
The American Association for Justice is pleased to announce the start of its Leadership Academy class with 16 new members selected to participate. The AAJ Leadership Academy provides skills, techniques, and training for these members to become effective leaders in the legal profession, at AAJ, and...
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Washington, DC— The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on today’s announcement that the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives have reached a compromise to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).  Both chambers are expected to vote on the...

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