Statement on the Supreme Court’s Michigan Decision
On Tuesday, April 22, the United States Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s ban on college affirmative action. The National Bar Association condemns this 6-2 decision by the high court. Read the full statement here.
Civil Rights Law Section Newsletter
The Civil Rights Law Section has released its latest newsletter. This edition features pieces on criminal justice reform, VRAA, judicial nominations and a unique view of the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington. Read more here.
Call for Articles
The NBA Editorial Board is currently seeking articles for publication in Spring-Summer, 2014 Edition of NBA magazine. Articles should be related to the law, the NBA, and topics that are important to African Americans within the legal profession, and be 500-700 words in length.
YLD Annual Meeting Registration Extended
Join YLD for an exciting and enriching experience to Puerto Rico. Trip to include professional development courses, one-on-one mentoring, community service project in a local school and more. Learn more here.
89th Annual Convention At-A-Glance
The National Bar Association’s 89th Annual Convention & Exhibits is now 3 months away. Check out options on preparing for this year’s conference.
Convention Schedule:Preview our convention booklet with overnearly 70 CLEs offered and begin to plan for an enriching and exciting experience. Download
Sponsors: Learn how to sponsor an event at this year’s convention View here.
Exhibitor Hall & Soundstage: Interested in displaying your business or services? Learn more here.
Call for National Bar Association Nominations
The National Bar Association Nomination Committee is now accepting applications for:
2014-2015 Committee Assignments
Interested in serving on a National Bar Association Committee next year? You are invited to sign-up for the various committees during the presidential administration of Pamela Meanes. Learn more here.
Constitution & Bylaws Standing Committee Considering Proposals Notice to Members: The National Bar Association Constitution and Bylaws Standing Committee is considering proposals for amendments to the National Bar Association Constitution and Bylaws that will be presented during our upcoming 89th Annual Convention in Atlanta, GA. Please forward all proposed amendments to the National Bar Association Constitution and Bylaws Standing Committee Chair Vanita Banks email@example.com by Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
Ad Hoc Committee on Nonprofit Organizations Teleconference
The National Bar Association Committee on Nonprofit Organizations will host a teleconference on the committee’s seminar taking place during the 89th Convention on April 28 at 11:00 a.m. CT. For more information contact Roy Rodney firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more here.
Pro Bono Panel for the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd Court
The Criminal Justice Act/Pro Bono Committee is accepting applications for service on the Pro Bono Panel. The deadline is Friday, May 2, 2014. Please refer to the Court’s official announcement here. The Plan for the Appointment of Pro Bono Counsel and the application form are available here.