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Trump nominee to DC Circuit was rated ‘not qualified’ by ABA for trial court judgeship
President Donald Trump's new nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is U.S. District Judge Justin Walker, a short-time judge who received a "not qualified" rating for the trial court last year from the ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary.
Law Day 2020: Your Vote, Your Voice, Our Democracy

ABA President Judy Perry Martinez characterizes the 19th Amendment as the cornerstone of engagement for all women in our democracy.

Law Day focuses on 19th Amendment centennial, voting rights
To increase access to justice, jurisdictions should consider rewriting regulations, ABA House says
‘The personal attacks on judges and prosecutors must cease,’ ABA president says
ABA House of Delegates urges legislation protecting marijuana lawyers and banks
Voting access and protection against violence for Native Americans should be top priorities, ABA House says
ABA House supports animal encounter training for law enforcement
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ABA Notices - April 2020
Nonprofit AccessLex Institute sets up emergency fund for law students during pandemic
A $5 million law student emergency relief fund has been established by the AccessLex Institute, which plans to distribute $25,000 each to ABA-accredited, nonprofit schools.
Legal reform supporters will keep advocating for California sandbox proposal

Advocates for legal regulatory reform say they are dismayed by the State Bar of California’s recent decision to postpone action on a proposed regulatory sandbox, but they have not given up the fight to convince the bar’s board of trustees to support further exploring the concept.

Afternoon Briefs: ABA backs stay-home exemption for legal services; PG&E to plead guilty in fire deaths

ABA: Exempt legal services from any US stay-home order

ABA President Judy Perry Martinez says legal services should be deemed essential and exempted from any national stay-home order. “The American…

Judges must consider defendants’ ability to pay fines and fees, ethics opinion says
Judges must take steps to ensure individuals have the ability to pay before threatening incarceration, revoking probation, exercising contempt powers and similar conduct, says a recent ethics opinion from the ABA’s Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility.
Afternoon Briefs: ABA backs COVID-19 money for LSC; Larry Klayman files $20T suit against China

ABA president says LSC needs extra money for COVID-19 issues

ABA President Judy Perry Martinez is asking Congress to provide a supplemental appropriation for the Legal Services Corp. The cash…

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