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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The American Association for Justice (AAJ) congratulates Stetson University School of Law for winning the 2015 Student Trial Advocacy Competition (STAC), on Sunday, April 19th. The winning team’s members included Kyle Ross, Phylicia Pearson, Brooke Batton Charlan, and Stanton Fears, who competed...
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Washington, DC— The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Lisa Blue on Asbestos Awareness Week, observed April 1 – 7, 2015.   “This Asbestos Awareness Week, we honor and remember the countless lives lost to asbestos diseases, and we renew our commitment to seek...
Friday, March 27, 2015
Washington, DC— The Student Trial Advocacy Competition (STAC), sponsored by the American Association for Justice (AAJ), held the regional portion of its annual nationwide mock trial competition from March 19-22, 2015.  For over 30 years, STAC has provided law students with an unparalleled...
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Washington, D.C. — The generic drug industry’s claims that a pending U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) safety labeling rule would cost billions are based on a report with deeply flawed methodology and are at odds with financial and annual reports to investors, a new study released today shows...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Lisa Blue on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) release of its study on forced arbitration. "Forced arbitration is among the most serious threats to Americans’ financial security, and has...
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Washington, D.C. — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) should update the minimum insurance requirements for trucks and buses, American Association for Justice (AAJ) President Lisa Blue said today in public comments to the agency. The minimums have not been updated for more than...
Friday, February 20, 2015
Washington, DC— The Student Trial Advocacy Competition (STAC), sponsored by the American Association for Justice (AAJ), will hold its annual nationwide mock trial competition from March 19-22, 2015.  For over 30 years, law students have participated in STAC because it is an exceptional opportunity...
Thursday, February 5, 2015
Washington, D.C. — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on the Burr-Hatch-Upton plan to repeal Obamacare, which includes measures to curtail accountability for deadly errors: “As many as four hundred thousand people are killed every year in the United...
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Washington, D.C. — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on the today’s hearing on the Furthering Asbestos Claims Transparency (FACT) Act (H.R. 526) in the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform,...
Monday, January 26, 2015
Washington, D.C. — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on the introduction of the Furthering Asbestos Claims Transparency (FACT) Act in the U.S. House of Representatives:   “With nearly 10,000 Americans suffocating every year from horrific asbestos...

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