Updates from the states, Congress, and the ABA House of Delegates

November 2009
Bar Leader;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p22
The article offers updates on the civil legal aid and pro bono service in the U.S., as well as the recommendations adopted by the American Bar Association (ABA) House of Delegates. Mandatory continuing professional requirements and voluntary continuing legal education credits have been established by the Hawaii Supreme Court. A bill pertaining to funding for Legal Services Corp. is expected to be considered by the U.S. Senate.


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