ABA Center for Public Interest Law

ABA Center for Public Interest Law News and events related to the American Bar Association Division for Public Services and other ABA public interest law activities. Throughout its history, one of the goals of the American Bar Association has been to apply the knowledge and experience of the legal profession to promotion of the public good.
(1)

This is the overriding mission of the Division for Public Services, providing expertise for attorney-directed programs and activities that lend focus, voice, and visibility to the Association’s public service role.

This is the overriding mission of the Division for Public Services, providing expertise for attorney-directed programs and activities that lend focus, voice, and visibility to the Association’s public service role.

Operating as usual

ABA Center for Public Interest Law's cover photo
05/02/2019

ABA Center for Public Interest Law's cover photo

ABA Center for Public Interest Law
05/02/2019

ABA Center for Public Interest Law

ABA Center for Public Interest Law
03/21/2019

ABA Center for Public Interest Law

ABA Center for Public Interest Law's cover photo
03/21/2019

ABA Center for Public Interest Law's cover photo

05/09/2018

Charter of the Forest Posters now available! We are pleased to announce availability of free educational poster sets tracing key developments in the history of Charter of the Forest, from its first appearance in England in Magna Carta to today’s international sustainable development efforts.

The nine-poster sets provide colorful and informative educational tools for educators, bar associations, and others interested in the rule of law, the public trust doctrine, environmental protection, and sustainable development.

https://www.americanbar.org/groups/public_services/law_library_congress/charter_of_the_forest/resources.html

ABA PRESIDENT HILARIE BASS TO SPEAK AT LAW DAY EVENT AT LIBRARY OF CONGRESSJoin us on May 1 when ABA President Hilarie B...
04/23/2018
Law Day 2018 [Lecture]

ABA PRESIDENT HILARIE BASS TO SPEAK AT LAW DAY EVENT AT LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
Join us on May 1 when ABA President Hilarie Bass holds a Law Day discussion with Law Librarian of Congress Jane Sánchez. Ms. Bass will discuss her career, ABA priorities, and this year’s Law Day theme: Separation of Powers – Framework for Freedom. The event is free, but registration is required. To register and for more information, visit this link: : https://www.eventbrite.com/e/law-day-2018-lecture-tickets-45356446352

“Separation of Powers: Framework for Freedom” Law Day, held annually on May 1, is a national day set aside to celebrate the rule of law. Law Day underscores how law and the legal process contribute to the freedoms that all Americans share. Law Day also provides an opportunity to recognize the ro...

Don't miss our March 20 webinar, "Key Legal & Ethical Risks Facing Non-Profit Leaders and Boards." Valuable insights and...
03/07/2018
Key Legal & Ethical Risks Facing Non-Profit Leaders and Boards

Don't miss our March 20 webinar, "Key Legal & Ethical Risks Facing Non-Profit Leaders and Boards." Valuable insights and tips, plus CLE ethics/professionalism credit! Visist ShopABA at the ABA web site for details: https://shop.americanbar.org/ebus/ABAEventsCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?productId=305735129&term=Non-Profit&ptype=Webinar---WEB_FACET_2%7eEvents%7eWebinar%7eWEB&pclass=WEB

Join our expert panel to learn about such essentials as safeguarding non-profit status; social media traps; and ethical issues for staff management and Boards of Directors.

Interested in #probono work? Attend the ABA Rule of Law Initiative luncheon on August 14, in New York City, as they high...
08/08/2017
2017 Rule of Law Luncheon: Post-Conflict Transition and the Rule of Law—Lessons from Colombia

Interested in #probono work? Attend the ABA Rule of Law Initiative luncheon on August 14, in New York City, as they highlight extraordinary #ruleoflaw contributions of three volunteers, and learn how YOU can become a pro bono champion too! Tickets are $95, $75 for students: http://bit.ly/2sRvhev

Please join the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) in a lunchtime discussion of the particular challenges to the rule of...

Whether it’s environmental degradation, health pandemics, terrorism, cyber-crime, food contamination, or trafficking, co...
07/31/2017
2017 Rule of Law Luncheon: Post-Conflict Transition and the Rule of Law—Lessons from Colombia

Whether it’s environmental degradation, health pandemics, terrorism, cyber-crime, food contamination, or trafficking, contemporary #ruleoflaw problems spill over borders and require creative new international tools and solutions. Join the ABA Rule of Law Initiative on August 14, in New York City, for a discussion of contemporary efforts to advance #ruleoflaw reform around the world. Tickets are $95, $75 for students – register now! http://ow.ly/Jbnx30dUk1B

Please join the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) in a lunchtime discussion of the particular challenges to the rule of...

The 2017 ABA Annual Meeting and Public Interest Law This year’s ABA Annual Meeting Public Interest Track reflects 62 eve...
07/26/2017
2017 Annual Meeting

The 2017 ABA Annual Meeting and Public Interest Law

This year’s ABA Annual Meeting Public Interest Track reflects 62 events – CLE and non-CLE educational programs, awards events, receptions, an ABA run for charity, and legal services events. View them easily on the ABA mobile app, which also links to materials and attendee and exhibitors lists. Annual Meeting registrants received an e-mail invitation to join the App. Use this e-mail invite to log into the App. If you don’t have iOS or Android, simply verify your account through the e-mail and then use the mobile web version of the App. If the App already is on your device, in the e-mail click “Verify Account” to access advanced features.

While at the Annual Meeting, visit the Division for Public Services exhibit booth #4 at ABA EXPO. Located in the Rhinelander Gallery, Hilton Midtown Hotel, the booth will offer information about the Division and its programs along with our handy “Guide to 2017 Annual Meeting Public Interest Law Activities.” In addition, a special video will feature ABA President Linda Klein, 2017 ABA Medal recipient John D. Feerick, and a bipartisan panel of national experts discussing the public service role of lawyers, with particular reference in 2017 to the leading role of lawyers and the ABA 50 years ago in the drafting, passage, and ratification of the 25th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

We look forward to seeing you in New York City. http://ow.ly/BOmF30dTSh5

Are you interested in the most up-to-date Annual Meeting information/schedule? Visit the Annual APP with features to enhance your overall event...

07/13/2017

In the Summer 2017 newsletter, meet Jane Sánchez, the new Law Librarian of Congress LawLibraryofCongress! http://ow.ly/IjXU30dzsTl

07/12/2017

The Division's newsletter is now available! We have a lot of exciting events happening so don't miss it! http://ow.ly/Ic8a30dzsGI

07/10/2017

ICYMI: Don't forget to RSVP for the Standing Committee on the LawLibraryofCongress's #ABAAnnual program. http://ow.ly/CWlZ30dvihZ

Don't miss Wednesday's free CLE program that focuses on mental health. http://ow.ly/oQHg30cTC5R
06/26/2017
Getting Lost in Our Own Lives

Don't miss Wednesday's free CLE program that focuses on mental health. http://ow.ly/oQHg30cTC5R

Lawyers suffer increasingly from depression and anxiety, which are not only impairments in and of themselves, but also major contributing factors...

06/21/2017

Tomorrow's webinar will address common ethics pitfalls for solo and small firm attorneys. http://ow.ly/FPTt30bW9aq

06/19/2017

Keep your eyes peeled for the Division's Annual Meeting Guide, and don't forget to register for the #ABAAnnual ambar.org/annual!

In honor of the Magna Carta's 802nd anniversary, check out where the traveling exhibit has been recently! http://ow.ly/k...
06/15/2017
Magna Carta: Enduring Legacy, 1215-2015

In honor of the Magna Carta's 802nd anniversary, check out where the traveling exhibit has been recently! http://ow.ly/kDrh30cCsYk

The ABA Standing Committee on the Law Library of Congress would like to thank the following major donors for their generous contributions to

Did you know that most webinars are recorded and are available as on-demand CLE? There's no excuse to miss a webinar! ht...
05/24/2017
Past Webinars

Did you know that most webinars are recorded and are available as on-demand CLE? There's no excuse to miss a webinar! http://ow.ly/PosP30c0lG3

Find listings of the Division's past webinars.

Address

1050 Connecticut Ave NW, Ste 400
Washington D.C., DC
20036

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 17:00
Sunday 09:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(202) 662-1691

Alerts

Be the first to know and let us send you an email when ABA Center for Public Interest Law posts news and promotions. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose, and you can unsubscribe at any time.

Contact The Business

Send a message to ABA Center for Public Interest Law:

Nearby government services


Other Public & Government Services in Washington D.C.

Show All

Comments

I can find my interesting law or up grade my reading of law
ABA Members - on March 19 the ABA will offer a webinar, "How to Conduct Free Legal Research Online." A part of the ABA CLE Premier Speaker Series, this workshop is presented by Barbara Bavis, Bibliographic and Research Instruction Librarian at the Law Library of Congress. Packed with valuable information, guidance, and tips, this is a not to be missed workshop! Visit ShopABA to register: https://shop.americanbar.org/eBus/Default.aspx?TabID=1538&productId=303746111&
REQUEST FOR REFERRAL TO DISBAR Attorney Michael Powers of Elmhurst Illinois for organised criminal child abuse in DuPage County Case 2012MR1074 against the innocent girls pictured below, accomplished through organised lies to Courts, Judges, Police Officers and Governmental agencies evidenced by transcripts directly contradicting written statements of both medical professionals and government agency officials over nearly 3 years now. Powers crimes deny these children access to the Dad they cherish and love by and through aggravated tortious lies and fraud of in violation of his Rules for Professional Conduct and state and federal law. Lastly, Attorney Powers threatened (IN FRONT OF A WITNESS) to murder me on 12/19/16 in the Courthouse. Attorney Powers Contact Info: 360 W Butterfield Road Elmhurst IL phone 630-941-8466.