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Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Washington, DC – Yesterday, Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Jack Reed (D-RI), Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced the Justice for Servicemembers Act, a bipartisan bill that would prohibit the use of forced arbitration on servicemembers when they enforce their rights under...
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) CEO Linda Lipsen regarding the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee passing the FAIR Act.  “On behalf of all of the victims and survivors who have had their rights trampled on by forced arbitration, AAJ...
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Washington, DC—The American Association for Justice is endorsing bipartisan legislation that would allow servicemembers to seek justice when they are physically harmed by medical malpractice. “The Sfc. Richard Stayskal Military Medical Accountability Act of 2019” was introduced today by a...
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Washington, DC – Today, the American Association for Justice (AAJ) released a comprehensive report on forced arbitration, which examines forced arbitration claims data over a five-year period from two of the largest arbitration providers in the U.S., AAA (American Arbitration Association) and JAMS...
Friday, August 2, 2019
Washington, DC – During the American Association for Justice’s (AAJ) Annual Convention, held this year in San Diego, AAJ members lent a helping hand to the city by volunteering with Urban Street Angels (USA), a non-profit organization founded to address youth homelessness in San Diego. Fifty AAJ...
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Washington, DC — The American Association for Justice (AAJ®) is pleased to announce that New Jersey trial lawyer Bruce Stern was sworn in as the new President of AAJ at the 2019 Annual Convention in San Diego. Stern is a shareholder and member of the Personal Injury Group of Stark & Stark in...
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Washington, DC — During the 2019 Annual Convention in San Diego, American Association for Justice (AAJ®) President Elise Sanguinetti presented the Googlers for Ending Forced Arbitration with the Steven J. Sharp Public Service Award.  Representatives of the group accepting the award were Tanuja...
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) President Elise Sanguinetti acknowledging the dedicated AAJ members who were recognized during the 2019 Annual Convention in San Diego: “This year’s award recipients have gone above and beyond their day-to-day...
Friday, July 26, 2019
Washington, DC — Advanced Case Framing by past AAJ President Mark Mandell is a new book from AAJ Press released today that provides trial attorneys refined principles and updated examples from Mandell’s 2015 critically acclaimed book Case Framing. The book takes a new look and delves deeper into...
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) President Elise Sanguinetti regarding the passing of retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. “Today we reflect on the distinguished legal career of Justice John Paul Stevens, a champion for...

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