Tag: Legal System

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Federal appeals judge criticizes disparate-impact theory; are his opinions op-ed columns?

August 5, 2021

Via: ABA Journal

A federal appeals judge who is attracting national attention for his “aggressive rhetoric” in legal opinions has written a concurrence criticizing disparate-impact theory, likening it to critical race theory. Judge James Ho of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals […]

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What’s one thing you wish the public understood about the US legal system?

June 27, 2019

Via: ABA Journal

What did the Declaration of Independence do? Nonresidents who want to become U.S. citizens are expected to know. When the ABA recently posed the same question to a sample of U.S. adults, a correct answer wasn’t guaranteed. The proper response […]

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Meet the Real Justice League: 10 Entrepreneurs Helping Average People Navigate the Legal System

June 27, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

The problem of U.S. citizens getting poorly treated by the justice system is acute. One particularly shocking report found that 86 percent of civil legal problems among low-income Americans fail to achieve adequate legal redress. Enter a new breed of […]