AAJ News

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Washington, DC— The American Association for Justice (AAJ) launched its 2015 AAJ Leadership Academy class with 16 AAJ members selected to participate. The AAJ Leadership Academy is an AAJ Diversity Committee initiative that gives AAJ members the skills and techniques needed to become effective...
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Washington, D.C. — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on today’s markup of the Furthering Asbestos Claims Transparency (FACT) Act (H.R. 526) in the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary: “Asbestos is still legal in the United...
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Washington, DC— The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) President Lisa Blue on the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary markup of the Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act (LARA): “With today’s markup of the Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act, Congress is...
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...

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