The Governmental Affairs Office (GAO) serves as the focal point for the Association's advocacy efforts before Congress, the Executive Branch and other governmental entities on diverse issues of importance to the legal profession.
ABA submits a letter to the South Carolina Commission on Prosecution Coordination regarding their publication of the Caseload Equalization Budget Proposal and ABA policy on prosecutorial workloads.
ABA submits letter for inclusion in the record of the December 3 hearing on H.R. 917 before a House Judiciary subcommittee expressing its support for expanded experimentation with electronic media coverage of federal judicial proceedings.
ABA Urges Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew and Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson to support reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act.