594 ABA Journal Annual Meeting articles.
The ABA House of Delegates responded forcefully to calls for police reform at this year's annual meeting, passing resolutions calling for a curtailing of the qualified immunity doctrine blocking civil lawsuits and for heightened oversight of law enforcement through a national use-of-force database.
Aug 4, 2020 4:53 PM CDT
A resolution urging state courts of last resort to defer in-person bar exams during the COVID-19 pandemic and develop alternate plans to license candidates was adopted Tuesday by the ABA.
Aug 4, 2020 3:45 PM CDT
Reginald Turner has spent the past few months comparing the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic, calls for police reform and resulting unrest to the anxiety he experienced during the 1967 Detroit riot, he told the House of Delegates on Tuesday.
Aug 4, 2020 2:10 PM CDT
Amid the national debate on police brutality and racial injustice, the ABA House of Delegates adopted a resolution Monday calling for greater oversight of law enforcement, including more comprehensive data collection about deadly force incidents and excessive force complaints.
Aug 4, 2020 8:15 AM CDT
The well-being and rights of children and youth were addressed in three resolutions approved by the ABA House of Delegates at the annual meeting on Monday.
Aug 3, 2020 6:40 PM CDT
“Let none of us say the job is too big or the problems of racism run too deep,” ABA President Judy Perry Martinez said in prerecorded remarks for the House of Delegates. “This is our torch to carry.”
Aug 3, 2020 5:10 PM CDT
Resolutions regarding distance-education programs, the adoption of emergency policies by law schools, teach-out plans and provisional program approval were approved this week by the American Bar Association's House of Delegates.
Aug 3, 2020 4:18 PM CDT
A resolution urging state courts of last resort to cancel in-person bar exams during the COVID-19 pandemic, and develop alternate plans to license candidates, will be considered by the ABA House of Delegates assembly.
Aug 3, 2020 10:25 AM CDT
“It has taken me a lifetime to get to the House of Delegates, and now I have to answer to my daughter, who is on the Board of Governors,” Michael Posner says. “It’s pretty unique.”
Aug 1, 2020 12:20 AM CDT
Aug 1, 2020 12:15 AM CDT
The ABA promised its annual meeting would combine tradition with the unexpected—and it didn't disappoint.
Jul 29, 2020 8:10 PM CDT
In a year of uncertainty, one thing is certain: The 2020 ABA Annual Meeting will once again offer attendees a memorable roster of special events, CLE programs and networking opportunities.
Jul 28, 2020 9:02 AM CDT
When COVID-19 closed ABA offices in March, staff sprang into work figuring out how the association could convert its meetings and events to virtual environments. In this bonus episode of…
Jul 16, 2020 3:45 PM CDT
William Neukom, a former ABA president and founder of the World Justice Project, will be awarded this year's ABA Medal, the association announced Thursday.
Jun 25, 2020 3:41 PM CDT
In response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the ABA Board of Governors decided in April that this year’s annual meeting will be entirely virtual.
Jun 1, 2020 12:20 AM CDT
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