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American Bar Association

The American Bar Association , founded August 21, 1878, is a voluntary bar association of lawyers and law students, which is not specific to any jurisdiction in the United States. The ABA's most important stated activities are the setting of academic standards for law schools, and the formulation of model ethical codes related to the legal profession. Wikipedia*

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The American Bar Association has 383 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 1985, The Supreme Court. The year with the most videos was 2002 with 31 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2017 with an average of 3,659 views per program. Most appearances with John Norton Moore (15), Anthony M. Kennedy (11), Janet Reno (11). Most common tags: Judicial Process, Lawyers, America and the Courts.

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    Frances Townsend on National Security

    Frances Townsend, former Homeland Security adviser to former President George W. Bush, talked about national security issues at an…

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    Sexual Assault on Campus

    Panelists talked about sexual assault on campus. Speakers included a lawyer who has defended more than 100 accused students,…

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    Trump Administration and the First Amendment

    George Freeman, the former assistant general counsel for the New York Times, moderated a panel discussion on the Trump…

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    Sanctuary Cities

    Immigration and law enforcement officials and advocates representing undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. talked about sanctuary…

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