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Mary Ryan never aspired to be on the ABA’s Board of Governors, despite serving in other leadership roles in the association throughout her career. But after Kevin Curtin, the senior appellate counsel in the Middlesex County District Attorney’s Office in Massachusetts, died suddenly in December, someone needed to step in as the board’s District 2 representative.
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“‘All rise for the jury’ is something I have heard scores of times as a trial lawyer. But this time, and for the first time, I heard them as a part of a jury,” writes ABA President Patricia Lee Refo.
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In August, it will be 39 years since Deborah Enix-Ross attended her first ABA meeting. “I wanted to be around the best, smartest leaders in the legal profession, and I thought they could only be found in the ABA.”
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Ahead of the 2021 ABA Annual Meeting, we asked candidates for the Board of Governors the same three questions: What positive experiences have you had with the ABA? What would you like to accomplish during your term? And finally, why would you encourage other lawyers and judges to join the association?
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For parents and their children, the child welfare legal system can be confusing and intimidating. That’s where a good lawyer comes in.
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“We think that one of the biggest challenges that people from our background face when applying to law school is access and information, and these are things that can be addressed,” says Brice Ngameni, president and co-founder of Pembe, a mentoring group for people of African descent. “If you just have the right people matched up with the right folks, you can easily make up for that disparity.”
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Following scholarship about John Marshall’s support for slavery, law school removes his name
The name of John Marshall, a former U.S. Supreme Court chief justice who wrote seven majority opinions…
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