January 11, 2019

International Law

Letters & Testimony

The ABA frequently corresponds with Members of Congress, the Executive Branch and other governmental bodies and testifies before Congress on matters of importance to the administration of justice and the legal profession.

117th Congress

4/13/2021
The Minister of Law and Justice in India
ABA Letter Concerning the Possible Deportation to Myanmar of Rohingya refugees in India

116th Congress

11/30/2020
UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights
ABA Letter Responding to Request for Input on New Global Project

10/25/2019
House and Senate Armed Services Committees
ABA Letter in Support of Several Provisions of the House National Defense Authorization Act

6/3/2019
Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, Committee on Appropriatons
ABA Testimony in Support of Programs to Promote the Rule of Law Internationally
 

3/12/2019
Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, Committee on Appropriations
Statement in Support of Programs to Promote the Rule of Law Internationally

1/11/19
 Senate State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Subcommittee
ABA Letter on Constitutional Court in Guatemala

115th Congress

4/17/18
Senate Foreign Relations Committee and Judiciary Committee
ABA Letter in Support of Marrakesh Treaty

2/7/18
California State Senator William Monning
ABA Letter in Support of California Senate Bill 766

12/7/17
House and Senate Appropriations Committees
ABA Letter in Support of Essential Funding for Democracy, Rights, and Governance Programming in FY18 Appropriations

12/5/17
Russian Deputy Minister Denis Novak
ABA Letter to Russian Deputy Minister of Justice Regarding Liberalized Legal Services Market

9/14/17
Department of State
ABA Letter Urging State Department to Prioritize Promotion of Democracy, Human Rights, Justice, and Rule of Law

5/5/17
Department of Homeland Security
ABA Urges DHS to Preserve Attorney-Client Privilege and Client Confidentiality During Border Searches of Lawyers’ Electronic Devices

114th Congress

7/24/2015
Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security and Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
ABA Urges Reassessment of DHS Policy Banning Counsel from Overseas Refugee Interviews