Last updated on: 8/12/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

American Bar Association (ABA) Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Sep. 2005

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Other
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

“The largest voluntary professional association in the world. With more than 400,000 members, the ABA provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public.”

“About the ABA,” ABA website (accessed Oct. 18, 2007)

Mission:

“The Mission of the American Bar Association is to be the national representative of the legal profession, serving the public and the profession by promoting justice, professional excellence and respect for the law.”

“About the ABA,” ABA website (accessed Oct. 18, 2007)

Other:
Voluntary professional association
Quoted in:
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  2. Is the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) a Good Law?