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Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Washington, DC -- Trial magazine—the flagship publication of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) — 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...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) President Kathleen Nastri in response to the announced retirement of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy:  “For 30 years, Justice Kennedy has served with distinction on our nation’s highest court, and...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Kathleen Nastri on the current practice of separating families that are seeking asylum in the U.S.:   “We condemn the Trump Administration policy resulting in the separation of children from their parents...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Washington, DC — More than two million men and women selflessly serve in the U.S. military.  Despite the extreme sacrifices they make for their country, they are often exploited, provided inadequate health care, exposed to toxic substances, and denied the same legal protections as civilians.  The...
Monday, May 21, 2018
Washington, DC — Breaking with over 80 years of labor law, the U.S. Supreme Court today issued a 5-4 decision in Epic Systems v. Lewis, Ernst & Young v. Morris, and National Labor Relations Board v. Murphy Oil, allowing corporations to force workers into arbitration, stripping them of the right...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen regarding Uber’s announcement that the company will no longer force sexual assault survivors into forced arbitration:   “AAJ strongly supports sexual assault survivors having access to a public...
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Washington, DC — Today, the American Association for Justice (AAJ) announced its public opposition to two amendments being proposed to H.R. 4, the “FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018.” The amendments would wipe out state laws that protect workers’ rights and put motorists at risk by eliminating...
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) CEO Linda Lipsen responding to the U.S. House of Representatives passing H.R. 620, a bill that erodes 27 years of progress made under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): “For decades, the ADA has broken...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) President Kathleen Nastri responding to President Donald Trump’s tweet calling the entire American judicial system “broken and unfair” in response to a district court ruling he disagrees with:  “It is alarming...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Washington, DC — From Takata’s lethal airbags to Monsanto ghostwriting scientific data, to drug companies profiting from the opioid crisis, corporations have time and again put profits before the health and safety of Americans.  A report released today by the American Association for Justice (AAJ...

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