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Governmental Advocacy

The ABA's Governmental Affairs Office (GAO) serves as the "eyes, ears and voice" of the organized bar in the nation's capital. The GAO conveys the views of the Association on a broad range of issues each year to numerous governmental entities.

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Rule of Law Initiative

For more than 25 years, and through our work in more than 100 countries, the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) and our partners have sought to strengthen legal institutions, to support legal professionals, to foster respect for human rights and to advance public understanding of the law and of citizen rights.

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Practice Forward

Practical tools and resources to support and advance the practice of law and the judicial system amid potential long-term changes due to COVID-19. Practice Forward provides valuable tips and perspectives to help lawyers perform quality legal work with the highest ethical standards, strengthen relationships with clients, and be productive and financially viable.

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Fund for Justice and Education

The ABA Fund for Justice and Education (FJE) is the 501(c)(3) charitable fund that supports the public service, policy, and education work of the American Bar Association.