This section of the News area provides a summary of congressional action on criminal justice related issues. The information comes from Kevin Driscoll, Senior Legislative Counsel in the ABA Governmental Affairs Office. Located in the Washington, DC office, the GAO is responsible for conducting lobbying on behalf of the Association, the focus of which is determined by the Association's current legislative priorities. Please visit the link above for a comprehensive resource regarding the ABA's legislative activities, as well as other legislative information.
Due to the uncertainty of Congressional action during the lame-duck session, we will be updating this page as soon as possible. Please check back within the week. (November 15, 2000)