American Judges Association



Steve Leben

Date of this Version

June 2007


Published in Court Review: The Journal of the American Judges Association, 43:1 (2007). Copyright © [year] National Center for State Courts. Used by permission. Online at


The American Judges Association is the Voice of the Judiciary.® So says the United States Patent and Trademark Office, which accepted the AJA’s registration of this service mark on the principal register for patents and trademarks on March 27, 2007. This column will seek to answer two questions: What does this mean? And how did it come about?

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