Mid-Year Resolutions on Health Care, Sudan, Asbestos, Immigration, and Tort Reform

July 03, 2008
The American Bar Association House of Delegates will consider a number of resolutions at its annual meeting in Salt Lake City on February 14 & 15. If adopted, these resolutions become official policy of the Association. The ABA, maintaining that it serves as the national representative of the legal profession, may then engage in lobbying or advocacy of these policies on behalf of its members. Resolutions scheduled to be debated at this meeting include recommendations concerning immigration, asbestos litigation, health care, and criminal justice. What follows is a review of some of the resolutions that will be considered in Salt Lake City...