Lawyers’ laptops, cellphones, tablets and other electronic devices typically contain information that is inherently privileged. The ABA urged the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to ensure client confidentiality through proper policies and procedures at border crossings.
In one of its final acts at the 2018 ABA Midyear Meeting, the House of Delegates took a stand against sexual harassment, approving a resolution to urge all employers to create and enforce effective sexual harassment policies.
Could reforming federal student-loan programs be a way to halt the skyrocketing cost of attending law school? At the 2018 ABA Midyear Meeting, the American Bar Foundation gathered a panel to discuss the issue.
Under current Canadian immigration rules, it wouldn’t be impossible for DACA recipients to find legal status in Canada—but it would be difficult, said Andres Pelenur, a founding partner of the Toronto-based Borders Law Firm and a specialist in citizenship and immigration law.
When it comes to imposing the death penalty, the United States has long outpaced North American neighbors Canada and Mexico, according to Cassandra Stubbs, director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s Capital Punishment Project.
“Challenges and Rewards for Women in Politics: Both Personal and Professional,” a luncheon hosted by the Canadian Bar Association of British Columbia’s Women Lawyers Forum, took place during the ABA Midyear Meeting.
In accordance with Section 9.1 of the Association’s Constitution, the House of Delegates Nominating Committee, at its meeting on Sunday, Feb. 4, nominated Officers of the Association and members of the Board of Governors.