Celebrating a New ABF Publication: Trading Democracy for Justice by Traci Burch
Trading Democracy for Justice: Criminal Convictions and the Decline of Neighborhood Political Participation by ABF Research Professor Traci Burch was recently released by University of Chicago Press. An exploration of how high rates of incarceration affect neighborhood political participation, the book is now available for purchase.
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Judge Donald at the podium during the Second Annual Conference of the Research Group on Legal Diversity, May 2013
The Honorable Bernice B. Donald’s journey to her current prominent judgeship… more
The Immediate Past President of the ABF, William C. Hubbard, was elected President-Elect of the American Bar Association at the August 2013 ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA. In his address to… more
Latest Version of the Lawyer Statistical Report Now Available
The latest version of the Lawyer Statistical Report is now available for purchase in both print and PDF formats. Produced since 1956, this long-standing ABF publication contains national and state-level information on lawyer and law firm demographics and is unique in the literature for its detailed presentation of information concerning the legal profession in the United States. Among the statistics presented in the report is the distribution of lawyers across practice settings, age, gender, and law firm size.
The report is produced in conjunction with the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, which supplies baseline statistics. This latest installment of the report features data as of 2005 and is the thirteenth installment that the ABF has released.
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Call for Papers for the 2014 Conference of the Research Group on Legal Diversity:
Topic: "Bias and Law"
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