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Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Washington, DC — The American Association for Justice (AAJ) submitted comments today on the Department of Education’s (ED) advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) to redefine the standards for bringing sexual harassment claims under Title IX. Proposed changes to the standards will weaken...
Friday, December 21, 2018
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on the announcement from the Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) granting petitions to preempt the state of California’s meal and rest break rules: “...
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Washington, DC — A new report, Worst Corporate Conduct of 2018, released today by the American Association for Justice details this year’s worst corporate offenders and their pervasive strategy of hollow apologies instead taking responsibility when their conduct harms Americans. The report...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Washington, DC — The American Association for Justice (AAJ) submitted comments today on the Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) for hours-of-service (HOS) for drivers of property-carrying commercial motor...
Friday, September 14, 2018
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on H.R. 6730, the “Injunctive Authority Clarification Act of 2018.” This bill, voted out of the House Judiciary Committee, calls for a ban on national injunctions. National injunctions, when granted...
Thursday, August 30, 2018
Washington, DC — The American Association for Justice (AAJ) recently submitted comments on the Department of Education’s (ED) notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that allows for-profit universities to force students into a rigged arbitration process if a defrauded student attempts to have his or...
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from outgoing American Association for Justice (AAJ) President Kathleen Nastri acknowledging the dedicated AAJ members who were recognized during the 2018 Annual Convention in Denver, Colorado:   “It’s an honor to recognize the outstanding achievements...
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Washington, DC — During the 2018 Annual Convention in Denver, outgoing American Association for Justice (AAJ) President Kathleen Nastri presented attorney John Manly and USA Olympic and NCAA athletes Jeanette Antolin, Jamie Dantzscher, Mattie Larson, Kaylee Lorincz, Sterling Riethman, and Jordyn...
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Washington, DC — The American Association for Justice (AAJ) is pleased to announce that California attorney Elise R. Sanguinetti was sworn in as the new President of AAJ at the 2018 Annual Convention in Denver, Colorado.  Sanguinetti is a founding partner at Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos...
Monday, July 9, 2018
Washington, DC — The following is a joint statement from current American Association for Justice (AAJ) President Kathleen Nastri and incoming President Elise Sanguinetti on the nomination of U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court...

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