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  • Discussion Focuses on Social Media and Medical and Legal Ethics
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    Social Media Medical and Legal Ethics

    Panelist presented recommended best practices for social media use by health care attorneys and law firms. “Will You Be My Friend (and Can I Be Your Lawyer)? Legal Ethics and Social Media for the…

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  • Barbara Babcock Oral History Interview
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    Barbara Babcock Oral History Interview

    Barbara Babcock talked about her life and career. A former assistant attorney general for the Civil Division in the U.S. Department of Justice and the first director of the Public Defender Service of the…

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  • Antonia Hernandez Oral History Interview
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    Antonia Hernandez Oral History Interview

    Antonia Hernandez, president and chief executive officer of the California Community Foundation, talked about her life and career. She served as counsel to the United States Senate Judiciary…

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  • Marcia  Greenberger Oral History Interview Part 2
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    Marcia Greenberger Oral History Interview, Part 2

    Marcia Greenberger, co-founder and co-president of the National Women’s Law Center in Washington, D.C., talked about her life and career. She recalled the early days of women’s legal advocacy and her…

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  • Marcia  Greenberger Oral History Interview Part 1
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    Marcia Greenberger Oral History Interview, Part 1

    Marcia Greenberger, co-founder and co-president of the National Women’s Law Center in Washington, D.C., talked about her life and career. She recalled the early days of women’s legal advocacy and her…

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  • Karen Hastie Williams Oral History Interview
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    Karen Hastie Williams Oral History Interview

    Karen Hastie Williams talked about her life and career. As a child she spent time in the Virgin Islands when her father was the governor. She was a law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice…

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  • Lynn Schafran Oral History Interview
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    Lynn Schafran Oral History Interview

    Attorney Lynn Hecht Schafran, director of the National Judicial Education Program to Promote Equality for Women and Men in the Courts, talked about her life and career. She recalled how she came…

    448 views
  • Patricia McGowan Wald Oral History Interview
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    Patricia McGowan Wald Oral History Interview

    Patricia McGowan Wald talked about her life, career and the early challenges facing women entering the legal field. She served as the chief judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the…

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  • Dorothy Nelson Oral History Interview
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    Dorothy Nelson Oral History Interview

    Judge Dorothy Nelson talked about her life and career. She was the first female dean of a fully accredited law school, the University of Southern California and later became a judge for the U.S.…

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  • Bar Association News Conference
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    Bar Association News Conference

    Mr. Roberts spoke at the American Bar Association’s annual meeting. Topics included alleged prisoner detainee abuse and international law concerning such treatment. Following his remarks,…

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  • American Legal Issues
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    American Legal Issues

    At the American Bar Association convention, U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens delivered the keynote address. Among the topics he addressed were the operations and role of the…

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  • House of Delegates Meeting
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    House of Delegates Meeting

    The ABA House of Delegates voted on various reports and elected officers and members of the board of governors. Mr. Cheek gave details of a preliminary report by the Task Force on Corporate…

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  • House of Delegates Meeting Afternoon Session
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    House of Delegates Meeting, Afternoon Session

    Delegates conducted business. Introduced by outgoing president Hirshon, incoming president Mr. Carlton addressed the delegates.

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  • Politicians Journalists and the Public
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    Politicians, Journalists and the Public

    Mr. Phillips spoke to journalism graduate students on the public’s view of politicians, lawyers and journalists and how these groups might regain public trust. He believes that there are…

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  • Lifetime Achievement Award
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    Lifetime Achievement Award

    At an awards luncheon honoring Attorney General Reno for lifetime achievement, friends and colleagues paid tribute to her legal career and service. In her remarks, she thanked them and…

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  • Oral Advocacy
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    Oral Advocacy

    At a conference on appellate advocacy, Chief Justice Rehnquist spoke about oral advocacy before the U.S. Supreme Court. He emphasized that attorneys must know the Court before making their…

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  • State of the Legal Profession
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    State of the Legal Profession

    Attorney General Reno talked about the state of the legal profession, gender bias in the profession and other topics.

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  • Justice Breyer Speech
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    Justice Breyer Speech

    In remarks at the association’s annual convention, Justice Breyer talked about his law career and motivation for making the law his vocation.

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  • American Bar Association President
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    American Bar Association President

    President Ramo spoke about her personal and organizational goals for her tenure as president of the American Bar Association.

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  • Civil Justice Improvements
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    Civil Justice Improvements

    Associate Justice O’Connor spoke on improvements that could be made in the civil justice system. Among topics for improvement, she addressed the use of technology in streamlining the legal…

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