2008 ABA YLD Annual Assembly August 8 & 9, 2008 New York, NY

 

Resolutions

YLD Assembly

 

ABA House of Delegates

Debate Calendar

10B Urges Congress to examine the "incident to service" exception to the Federal Tort Claims Act.
Passed
Adopted
11-2 Amends §21.12 of the Bylaws to add a Student Associates category of membership for individuals enrolled in college or university level post secondary educational studies and have an interest in the work of the American Bar Association.
Passed
Adopted
114 Amends Model Rule of Professional Conduct 1.10 ("Imputation of Conflicts of Interest: General Rule") to permit screening within a law firm.
Passed
Postponed Indefinitely
115 Urges states and territories to adopt legislation creating pilot programs that enable and encourage medical personnel to report hospital events which, if repeated, could threaten patient safety.
Passed
Adopted
as Amended

Consent Calendar

102 Supports international adoption as an integral part of a comprehensive child welfare strategy to address the worldwide problem of children without permanent homes and supports policies that make the process of international adoption more timely, less costly and less burdensome, while ensuring that international adoption practices are ethical and legal.
Passed
Adopted/
Report Revised
103 Urges federal, state, tribal and territorial legislative bodies, governmental agencies and health care providers to establish and support decision-making protocols to ensure that the wishes of those who have advanced chronic progressive illnesses are appropriately translated into visible and portable medical orders.
Passed
Adopted
as Revised
104B Urges federal, state, tribal, local and territorial governments to develop comprehensive plans to ensure that the public is informed about conditions in correctional and detention facilities for adults and juveniles.
Passed
Adopted
as Revised
104C Urges federal, state, local and territorial governments to enact effective legislation, policies and procedures to ban law enforcement’s use of racial or ethnic characteristics not justified by specific and articulable facts suggesting that an individual may be engaged in criminal behavior.
Passed
Adopted
as Revised
107 Urges Congress to change laws to broaden federal review of the disproportionate representation of racial and ethnic minority children in the child welfare system and require and fund states to track, report, analyze and take and report on corrective action.
Passed
Adopted
109 Urges federal, state, local, territorial and tribal governments to adopt legislation and appropriate funding to strengthen protection and assistance for victims of gender-based violence within the United States and abroad.
Passed
Adopted
112B Concurs in the action of the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar in deleting Interpretation 302-7 of the Standards for Approval of Law Schools concerning bar examination preparation courses.
Passed
Approved the Motion to Concur
115 Urges states and territories to adopt legislation creating pilot programs that enable and encourage medical personnel to report hospital events which, if repeated, could threaten patient safety.
Moved to Debate Calendar
Adopted
as Amended
117A Urges Congress to support quality and accessible justice by ensuring adequate, stable, long-term funding for tribal justice systems.
Passed
Adopted
118 Encourages Senators in each state to jointly establish bipartisan commissions to evaluate the qualifications of prospective candidates for nomination to the U.S. district and courts of appeals.
Passed
Adopted
as Revised
121 Adopts a new mission, goals and objectives of the American Bar Association.
Passed
Adopted
as Revised

 

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