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Wednesday, May 13, 2020
May 15, 2020 The AAJ Board of Governors Meeting is taking place virtually on Friday, May 15, 2020 from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm. All Board members should have received a registration link via email.  Should you have issues registering or accessing the meeting, please email us at Natan.Mekuria@justice....
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen following today’s hearing held by the Senate Judiciary Committee on immunity: “What was made clear in the hearing today is that corporate immunity is not going to help businesses reopen and keep...
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Washington, DC – A new national poll released today shows bipartisan opposition to giving blanket liability immunity to corporations and employers in cases involving COVID-19 infection. This comes as congressional Republican leadership has called for the next phase of coronavirus relief funding to...
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Message from Bruce Stern, President, AAJUpdated March 27, 2020 Dear AAJ Members, There is only one AAJ. We are fighters, and AAJ knows how to fight for us and our clients. It is the only national association that combines the community, advocacy, and education that we need now more than...
Monday, March 30, 2020
Message from LInda Lipsen, AAJ CEOUpdated March 20, 2020 Dear AAJ Members, I hope you are safe and taking precautions to protect yourselves, your families, colleagues, and clients. At AAJ, while we are in telework mode, we continue to focus on our three pillars that make AAJ the association...
Thursday, March 5, 2020
Washington, DC – Today the American Association for Justice (AAJ) applauds the introduction of the “Ending Passenger Rail Forced Arbitration Act” (S. 3400 / H.R. 6101), a bill that would restore Amtrak passengers’ rights by prohibiting all forced arbitration clauses and joint-action waivers with...
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Washington, DC — The American Association for Justice (AAJ) responded to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s request for comments on testing methods for asbestos in talc and cosmetic products containing talc. AAJ, our attorney members and the many cancer victims of asbestos contamination...
Monday, February 24, 2020
Washington, DC – During the American Association for Justice’s (AAJ) Winter Convention, held this year in New Orleans, AAJ members volunteered their time in the city by assisting Covenant House, a non-profit organization founded to address youth homelessness in New Orleans. “Covenant House offers...
Monday, February 24, 2020
AAJ has launched a new microsite devoted to providing critical resources to members, please visit: justice.org/Covid.     PLEASE CHECK EVENT STATUS BELOW  Updated as of  March 20, 2020  Cancelled:STUDENT TRIAL ADVOCACY COMPETITION Regional Competition Weekend March 12-15, 2020  Cancelled:NLD...
Friday, February 7, 2020
Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Hank Johnson (D-GA) and Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) introduced H.R. 5801, the Removal Jurisdiction Clarification Act of 2020, the first bill to address “snap removal,” a procedural tactic which clogs federal courts with state cases. This wayward practice is the...

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