AAJ News

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Washington, D.C. — Linda Lipsen, Chief Executive Officer of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), issued the following statement today in response to the introduction of the Spurring Private Aerospace Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship Act of 2015 (SPACE Act) by Majority Leader Kevin...
Friday, May 1, 2015
Washington, DC — Today, the American Association for Justice (AAJ) honors Law Day and kicks-off its first annual National Day of Service project in conjunction with its Trial Lawyers Care (TLC) initiative. Law Day celebrates the American rule of law and highlights how for more than 200 years our...
Friday, May 1, 2015
Washington, D.C. — In response to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s announcement today of a final rule on the transportation of flammable liquids by rail, Lisa Blue, President of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), issued the following statement: “The DOT made some notable progress on...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Washington, DC — Today, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) and U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) introduced the Arbitration Fairness Act of 2015 (AFA) [H.R. 2087], which would prohibit corporations from forcing people into arbitration and ensure that rights are not eliminated by the fine print. This...
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Washington, D.C. — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) should strengthen its proposed rule on commercial drones in order to protect the safety of people in other aircraft and on the ground, the American Association for Justice (AAJ) said in comments submitted to the agency on April 24. The...
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on the introduction of the Reducing Exposure to Asbestos Database (READ) Act in the U.S. House of Representatives by Reps. Suzan DelBene (D-Wash.) and Gene Green (D-Texas). This bill is the...
Monday, April 27, 2015
Washington, D.C. — The FDA should move to promptly finalize a rule that will improve the safety and accountability of generic drugs, the American Association for Justice (AAJ) said in comments submitted to the agency today. The Proposed Rule goes a long way to promote consumer safety by ensuring...
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The American Association for Justice (AAJ) congratulates Stetson University School of Law for winning the 2015 Student Trial Advocacy Competition (STAC), on Sunday, April 19th. The winning team’s members included Kyle Ross, Phylicia Pearson, Brooke Batton Charlan, and Stanton Fears, who competed...
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Washington, DC— The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Lisa Blue on Asbestos Awareness Week, observed April 1 – 7, 2015.   “This Asbestos Awareness Week, we honor and remember the countless lives lost to asbestos diseases, and we renew our commitment to seek...
Friday, March 27, 2015
Washington, DC— The Student Trial Advocacy Competition (STAC), sponsored by the American Association for Justice (AAJ), held the regional portion of its annual nationwide mock trial competition from March 19-22, 2015.  For over 30 years, STAC has provided law students with an unparalleled...

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