ABA Home Front, a new resource for military families and the lawyers who serve them, features an information center filled with answers to everyday legal legal, a national directory of programs providing legal services to military families, and a pro bono opportunities for attorneys wanting to help.
American constitutional democracy depends on active civic participation. Today, however, we have reason to be concerned about how well Americans are prepared for this responsibility.
On this date in 1787 delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia signed the U.S. Constitution, a written charter for a new—and enduring—federal government.
The overall purpose of the Gavel Awards is to recognize annually eligible entries from communications media that have been exemplary in helping to foster the American public's understanding of the law and the legal system.