Latest American Bar Association News

Losing can 'get frustrating' says liberal Justice Sotomayor

Sep. 29, 2021 17:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Acknowledging the limits of her own influence on the law as a member of the Supreme Court's liberal minority, Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Wednesday encouraged citizens to work to change laws they may disagree with, like a recent Texas law that limits access to abortions. ...

Legal group backs US review of Indigenous boarding schools

Aug. 10, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The American Bar Association’s policymaking body has voted in favor of a resolution supporting the U.S. Interior Department as it works to uncover the troubled legacy of federal boarding schools that sought to assimilate Indigenous youth into white society. ...