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Changing immigration patterns mean some bars are bridging language and culture gaps to help populations they may never have encountered before. Is your area seeing a population shift? If so, how can your bar association help inform the new residents and overcome any fear they may have toward the legal system?
In our ever-shrinking world, "sister bar" partnerships are taking off and developing new significance. See how some bars are making meaningful connections, helping foster the rule of law, and perhaps helping their communities attract international business.
You think your Web site is user friendly. But did you know people with vision impairment often use software that reads on-screen content aloud-and that certain Web design practices trip up that software? How did bar Web sites fare in an informal test? And how can you make sure your site is easy for everyone to use?
If you're considering putting your name in for president-elect, you'll want to read this. David S. Houghton, chair of the ABA Standing Committee on Bar Activities and Services, reports on a conversation he overheard at the ABA Bar Leadership Institute. "Listen in" as a current bar president advises a friend on what to expect, how to prepare, and what it takes to be a successful leader.