AAJ News

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...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Washington, DC—Today, sexual harassment survivor and former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson joined Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL), Elise Stefanik (R-NY), Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), and Walter Jones (R-NC) in unveiling new...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Washington, DC— Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on limiting Americans’ rights to access the nation’s courts. At a time when consumers, workers, and small businesses already face major hurdles when going up against powerful corporations, today’s hearing failed to...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
After the CFPB Rule Protecting Consumers Was Wiped Out, Hearing Marks Latest Step in Effort to Decimate Americans’ Constitutional Rights  Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) CEO Linda Lipsen regarding the Senate...
Friday, November 3, 2017
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) President Kathleen Nastri responding to President Donald Trump’s recent insults directed at the American justice system in the wake of the terror attack in New York City: “The American justice system and our...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) CEO Linda Lipsen in response to the U.S. Senate voting tonight (S.J. Res. 47) to overturn the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) forced arbitration rule:  “Tonight was a bad night for the Constitution...
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Washington, DC — Appearing before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs today, former Equifax Chairman and CEO Richard F. Smith admitted that since it’s a “legally viable path,” the company still pursues forced arbitration. This admission comes just weeks after Equifax...
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Washington, DC— Today, Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan sat in front of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs and repeatedly lied about the corporation’s attempts to deny their customers’ rights to seek justice in court. Wells Fargo’s consistent use of forced arbitration proves...

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