Loretta Lynch confirmed as Attorney General

Loretta Lynch, President Obama's nominee for Attorney General, could have her confirmation vote this week.

The United States Senate confirmed Loretta Lynch as the 83rd United States Attorney General on Thursday by a vote of 56-43, Lynch will be the first African-American woman to hold the post. Read More

NYTimes’ Weddings Page Celebrates the Unions of Black Lawyers


Here at OBABL, we love perusing The New York Times’ Sunday Weddings & Vows section. In fact, it inspired us to create our own announcement page to celebrate the unions of our readers. (You may … Read More

The late Derrick Bell to be honored by AALS

Professor Derrick Bell the renowned law professor and civil rights lawyer, an originator of critical race theory.

Derrick A. Bell, the renowned law professor, and civil rights lawyer will be honored posthumously by The American Association of Law Schools with the 2013 AALS Triennial Award for Lifetime Service to Legal Education. Read More