Past ABF President William Hubbard Becomes President of American Bar Association
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 Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, began his one-year term as president of the American Bar Association this month. Hubbard is also chair of the board of directors of the ABF-affiliated World Justice Project.
During his term as ABA President, Hubbard will also focus on access to justice, criminal justice and sentencing reform, and legal protection for domestic violence victims. He has created a new ABA Commission on the Future of Legal Services to make recommendations on how technology can help expand the availability of affordable legal services.
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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 will be in residence at the American Bar Foundation until August 1, 2014. During their stay, the fellows will be 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 will work closely with a faculty mentor on a research project.
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