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New Book Examines the Evolving Meaning of            Civil Rights in America

A new book by American Bar Foundation (ABF) Research Professor Christopher W. Schmidt examines the history of America’s fight over the meaning of civil rights. Published by Cambridge University Press, Civil Rights in America: A History is the first book to trace the evolution of the term “civil rights” in America from the Civil War through today.

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The ABF Receives a Generous Donation from Sourcebooks in Honor of Late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dec 23, 2020

To honor the work and legacy of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sourcebooks has made a generous donation to the American Bar Foundation (ABF). Sourcebooks made the donation in honor… more

A New Study Co-Authored by Shari Seidman Diamond Examines the Disappearing Jury Trials Jan 12, 2021

CHICAGO, Jan. 12, 2021 - A new study co-authored by American Bar Foundation (ABF) Research Professor Shari Seidman Diamond explains the decline in jury trials and examines factors that can slow down… more

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