AAJ News

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...
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Washington, DC— The American Association for Justice (AAJ) applauds Rep. Henry “Hank” Johnson (D-GA) and Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) for introducing legislation today in the United States House of Representatives that will re-open the courthouse doors to women who have been unlawfully denied equal pay...
Friday, April 8, 2016
New Orleans— The American Association for Justice (AAJ) congratulates students from Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law for winning the 2016 Student Trial Advocacy Competition (STAC) last Sunday in New Orleans. The winning team was Kelsey Ashworth, Rachel Holt, Katrina Mavroudis, and...
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Washington, DC— The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on the Department of Labor’s finalization of a rule addressing conflicts of interest in retirement advice: “Too many working families have lost their hard-earned retirement savings after relying on...
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Larry Tawwater on today’s decision by the Supreme Court of the United States in Tyson Foods Inc. v. Bouaphekeo et. al, which overwhelmingly upheld an Iowa jury verdict against Tyson Foods for cheating its...
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Washington, DC— The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Larry Tawwater on President Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland to replace the late Antonin Scalia on the United States Supreme Court. “The President has done his job. Now it’s time for Senators to do...
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Washington, DC— The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Larry Tawwater on today’s passage  of the “Fraudulent Joinder Prevention Act of 2016” [H.R. 3624] in the U.S. House of Representatives. If enacted, the bill would undermine the authority of states to...
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Washington, DC—The Student Trial Advocacy Competition (STAC), sponsored by the American Association for Justice (AAJ), will hold its annual nationwide mock trial regional competitions in 14 sites across the country March 10 to 13, followed by the national finals in New Orleans March 31 to April 3....

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