ABA Journal

The ABA Journal is the flagship magazine of the American Bar Association. Its award-winning legal journalism informs, engages and stimulates important conversations that define the American legal system and address important issues of the day. 


ABAJournal.com features breaking legal news, updated as it happens by our staff of reporters throughout every business day; analysis from more than 4,500 legal blogs, written by lawyers who are experts in their fields; and stories that go beyond the headlines, from the pages of the nation’s most-read and most-respected legal affairs magazine.

Digital Edition

Digital Edition

ABA members and ABA Journal subscribers can read the latest issue of the magazine and select back issues on a desktop, tablet or smartphone.

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Law spoken here

The ABA Journal produces the pioneering podcast Asked and Answered, plus Legal Rebels technology and innovation trailblazers and Modern Law Library author interviews.

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Our free email newsletters make it easy to keep up with legal developments. Choose our Daily Newsletter delivered weekday mornings and/or our Weekly Newsletter delivered first thing Friday. Weekly subscribers also get our Tech Monthly roundup of technology-related legal news.

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Award-winning journalism

ABA Journal and abajournal.com are nationally recognized for their legal news features, government coverage and design.