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New Issue of Researching Law Now Available

The Fall 2014 issue of Researching Law: An ABF Update, featuring a reprint of Rebecca Sandefur's report "Accessing Justice in the Contemporary USA: Findings from the Community Needs and Services Study," is now available. Click here to access the most recent issue in .pdf format.

Researching Law is a quarterly newsletter designed to acquaint a wide audience with the research activities of the American Bar Foundation in a short, nontechnical format. 

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Past ABF President William Hubbard Becomes President of American Bar Association Sep 8, 2014

Hubbard at the Conference of the Research Group on Legal Diversity, May 8-9, 2014 William C. Hubbard, Past President of the American Bar Foundation and partner with the Columbia, SC office of… more

New Findings on Access to Justice in America Released Aug 8, 2014

In conjunction with a CLE seminar "Accessing Justice in Contemporary America: Findings from the Community Needs and Services Study," held on Friday, August 8, 2014 at the ABA Annual Meeting in… more

 

From left to right: Pedro Alfonso, Jose Aguayo, Kaitlyn Williams, and Elijah Porter

The 2014 recipients of the Montgomery Summer Research Diversity Fellowships in Law and Social Science were in residence at the American Bar Foundation until August 1, 2014. During their stay, the fellows were introduced to careers in law and social science through meetings with ABF faculty and affiliates and various field visits to Chicago-area law institutions. Each fellow worked closely with a faculty mentor on a research project.

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