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In Case You Want to Get Your Book Published

Renate Stendhal, Ph.D. | Posted 08.31.2015 | Books
Renate Stendhal, Ph.D.

Two writers meeting at a café, both having won a literary award this year for unpublished work, one of us for her stories, the other for her memoir. We got together because each recognized the other as a writer to reckon with.

Making A Dent In Law School Debt

Equal Justice Works | Posted 08.28.2015 | Politics
Equal Justice Works

There is a little known federal program, Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF), which entirely forgives the indebtedness of a lawyer who elects to work in public service, rather than at a law firm or in-house at a corporation.

Autism and Wandering: How ABA can Help Keep Kids Safe

Sarah Kupferschmidt | Posted 06.12.2015 | Parents
Sarah Kupferschmidt

There are hundreds of cases of children with autism going missing because they have wandered or bolted in the media. Different children wander for different reasons.

Why An LSAT-Optional Policy Could Ultimately Hurt Students

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 03.10.2015 | College

The State University of New York-Buffalo Law School as well as the University of Iowa College of Law recently announced that they would not require ap...

Ryan Grim

Banker Literally Applauds Elizabeth Warren At Senate Hearing | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Bank regulators and executives typically hope to escape a Senate Banking Committee hearing without becoming the subject of a viral video...

Inside The Mind Of My Son Who May Have Autism. Sort Of.

Kristi Rieger Campbell | Posted 11.03.2014 | Parents
Kristi Rieger Campbell

When under stress, it's much more difficult for him to express himself. The following is how I imagine it to be, inside my little boy's head, during the moments when he loses his language completely.

Wall Street Pleads With GOP To Put The Debt Ceiling Gun Down

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.28.2013 | Politics

A former GOP governor and major voice for Wall Street minced no words on Friday about the repercussions the United States would face for defying the d...

7 Myths About Autism It's Time to Put to Rest

Hannah Brown | Posted 06.02.2013 | Parents
Hannah Brown

Let's move on and put these myths to rest so we'll have more to celebrate next year on Autism Awareness Day.

When a Prosecutor Learns He Has Likely Convicted an Innocent

Joel Cohen | Posted 09.30.2012 | New York
Joel Cohen

It is hard to imagine anything more Kafkaesque than a true innocent sitting in jail day after day, while a cynical prosecutor hides the knowledge of his innocence and the keys to the man's freedom in a lockbox in her office.

American Bar Association Imposes $250,000 Fine On Illinois Law School For Fudging Figures

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 07.25.2012 | College

The pressure is on for competitive law schools, and University of Illinois College of Law appears to have caved, allegedly tipping Lady Justice's scal...

Group Secretly Rating Obama Nominees Shrinks Number Of Women, Minorities For Judgeships

New York Times | Charlie Savage | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The American Bar Association has secretly declared a significant number of President Obama's potential judicial nominees "not qualified,...

Dan Froomkin

American Bar Association Takes Aim At Lobbying Law Loopholes | Dan Froomkin | Posted 10.10.2011 | Politics

Under current law, lobbyists seeking consideration for their clients can sweeten the pot by throwing massive fundraisers for the members of Congress t...

The August 2011 Indie Next List Preview

Bookselling This Week | Posted 09.06.2011 | Books

Here's a preview of the titles on the August Indie Next List flier, on its way to ABA member stores in the IndieBound movement....

The July 2011 Indie Next List Preview

Bookselling This Week | Posted 08.03.2011 | Books

Here’s a preview of the titles on the July Indie Next List flier, on its way to ABA member stores in the IndieBound movement....

Tibetan Monk Reportedly Sets Himself On Fire In China

AP | By GILLIAN WONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING -- A Tibetan monk in western China set himself on fire in an anti-government protest, then was beaten and kicked by police, prompting hundreds...

Zach Carter

Bank Lobby Splinters On CFPB Ahead Of Director Confirmation Deadline | Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A rift is emerging among bank lobbyists over the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as the deadline approaches for President Barac...

'Stealth Bankers Bomb As Anti-Reform Crusaders' | Jonathan Weil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Last week Bloomberg News reported that the American Bankers Association had started a campaign to mobilize investors against an accounting-rule propos...

eBooks: Google As Independent Bookstores' Ally?

The New York Times | Brad Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Independent bookstores were battered first by discount chains like Barnes & Noble, then by superefficient Web retailers like Now the ele...

Autism Awareness -- Spring: Tis the Season for Autism Awareness

Chantal Sicile-Kira | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Chantal Sicile-Kira

Spring is here and with Spring comes April, and with April comes Autism Awareness month, a mixed blessing as far as I'm concerned.

Shahien Nasiripour

Top Bank Regulator Changes Tune, Now Calls For Independent Consumer Agency | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This story has been updated After months of criticizing the Obama administration's proposal to create a consumer-focused agency dedicated to protecti...

Shahien Nasiripour

Bank Lobbyists Fought For Very Thing They're Now Trying To Kill, Says Elizabeth Warren | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bank lobbyists are fighting to derail a key element of consumer protection which they fought to preserve just four years ago, threatening to kill fina...

Independent Bookstores Get A Boost: American Booksellers Association Membership Up Since Last Year

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — On the eve of BookExpo America, the publishing industry's annual convention, independent booksellers are enjoying a pleasant surprise...

State Dept Promises To Produce Legal Justification for Drone Attacks

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daphne Eviatar

State Department Legal Adviser Harold Koh has promised to produce the Obama administration's legal justification for its increased use of drone strike...

Indies Choice Book Award Finalists Announced

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The ABA (American Booksellers Association) announced the finalists for the Indies Choice Book Awards on Monday, which are chosen by any and all indepe...

American Bar Association Calls for Shorter Detention Terms for Immigrants

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Arlene M. Roberts

When a system is ineffective and no longer functions in the manner initially intended, there are two possible avenues to pursue - either piecemeal, pa...