ABA Publishing

Law publications for every type of attorney and legal professional


The American Bar Association and its dedicated members author over 1,000 publications, periodicals, and newsletters each year; exploring broad areas of practice, specific topics of law, and issues of debate. Our member-authors are recognized as leaders in their field supporting the rule of law through education.


In addition to the monthly ABA Journal - the world's most read legal publication - the ABA publishes over 100 specialty periodicals through its Sections, Divisions, and Forums. Generally, these periodicals are available as a benefit to our members and some are available for sale individually through Shop ABA.

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The ABA's scholarly journals are frequently cited in briefs and major decisions. Additionally, many ABA Sections, Divisions, and Forums also publish regular print/electronic journals, some exclusively available to members.


The magazines produced by ABA Sections, Divisions, and Forums have won more than 200 national awards for editorial excellence and design. Some ABA Sections, Divisions, and Forums publish print and/or online magazines.


The ABA's print and electronic newsletters analyze the latest developments in specialty legal fields and are typically delivered by email. The ABA publishes the weekly Member Pulse and monthly YourABA Newsletters, both available solely to ABA members.  ABA Sections, Divisions, and Forums also publish regular newsletters.

Member Benefits

ABA Members save an average of 25% on ABA publications, plus receive the print edition of the ABA Journal and other periodicals. Add an ABA Section, Division, or Forum for access to exclusive specialized periodical content – learn more about the benefits of membership.

Law Library Collection Discounts

The ABA Law Library Collection saves you time and money while ensuring your patrons have access to the most current legal information. Enroll in the ABA Law Library Collection and receive a subscription to 30+ of our print periodicals, and save 15 - 25% on ABA books created by leaders in the legal field and published by the American Bar Association.

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ABA Books for Bars Discounts

Exclusively for Bar Associations, the ABA Books for Bars program provides discounts on ABA publications for your members and additional non-dues revenue for your Bar! Enroll in ABA Books for Bars to give your members a 15% discount on all ABA book purchases; receive an annual 15% commission based on your members net purchases; and get marketing materials and assistance promoting the program to your members.

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Become an ABA Author

Become an ABA Author

Are you interested in writing for the ABA? Or do you just have a great topic for an ABA publication?

The ABA is a well-respected publisher that is known for providing attorneys and legal professionals with trusted legal resources. The ABA has the publishing staff in place to professionally publish and market legal publications. If you are interested in becoming an author for the ABA, or if you have a topic that would make a great ABA book, contact us to learn more.

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