Annual Meeting Recommendations: Judicial Independence, Voting Rights Act, Criminal Justice, Marine Ecosystems

July 03, 2008

The American Bar Association House of Delegates will consider dozens of resolutions at its annual meeting in Chicago on August 8. 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 on behalf of its members. Resolutions scheduled to be debated at this meeting include recommendations concerning judicial independence, the Voting Rights Act, the homeless, domestic violence,
oceans policy, criminal defense, and a federal shield law for reporters...