AAJ News

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...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Washington, DC— The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on today’s hearing in the United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, entitled “Examining the CFPB’s Proposed...
Thursday, May 5, 2016
The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Larry Tawwater on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) release today of its proposed rule on forced arbitration, which would restore Americans’ ability to join together to hold Wall Street accountable.  By...
Thursday, May 5, 2016
Washington, DC— The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Larry Tawwater on the BMJ’s publication of a study on Tuesday estimating that 251,000 individuals are killed by medical errors in the United States every year: "In 1999, the Institute of Medicine sounded...
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Washington, DC — The American Association for Justice (AAJ,) in conjunction with its Trial Lawyers Care (TLC) initiative, is highlighting and encouraging community service this spring as a way to commemorate Law Day. AAJ staff and trial attorneys across the country will serve their communities...
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Washington, D.C. -- Trial magazine—the flagship publication of the American Association for Justice—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 interest...

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