October 25, 2018

Legal Services/Legal Education

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

2/4/2021

ABA Urges Congressional Leadership to Support Supplemental LSC Funding

116th Congress

11/16/20
House and Senate Appropriations Committee Leadership
ABA Letter to House and Senate Urging Congress to Support Additional Emergency Student Loan Debt Relief

9/8/20
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee and the House Transportation & Infrastructure CommitteeABA Letter to FEMA to Implement the Disaster Legal Services (DLS) Program

4/9/20
House and Senate Appropriations Committees
ABA Thanks Congress for Emergency LSC Funding, Requests Additional LSC Funding to Address COVID-19 Pandemic

3/19/20
House and Senate Appropriations Committees
ABA Urges Congress to Include Supplemental Emergency LSC Funding in Stimulus Bill 

4/9/19
Senate Appropriations Subcommittee
ABA Testifies in Support of LSC funding

4/4/19
House Appropriations Subcommittee
ABA Testifies in Support of LSC funding

4/3/19
Senate HELP Committee
ABA Letter regarding LSC Board Nominees

115th Congress

9/18/18
House POWER Act Cosponsors
ABA Applauds Passage of POWER Act

9/18/18
Senate POWER Act Cosponsors
ABA Applauds Passage of POWER Act

9/11/18
Senate HELP Committee
ABA Letter regarding LSC Board Nominees

6/12/18
House
ABA Letter in Opposition to H.R. 4508, the PROSPER Act

5/23/18
Senate Appropriations Committee
ABA Testifies in Support of LSC Funding

4/27/18
House Appropriations Subcommittee
ABA Testifies in Support of LSC funding

3/12/18
Attorney General Jeff Sessions
ABA Supports Preserving Access to Justice Mission at Department of Justice

2/23/18
Senate HELP Committee
ABA Letter on Higher Education Policy

7/20/17
House Appropriations Subcommittee
ABA Letter Thanking Chairmain Culberson for Comments on LSC During Full Committee Markup on CJS FY2018

5/12/17
Senate Appropriations Subcommittee
ABA Testifies in Support of LSC Funding

4/27/17
House Appropriations Subcommittee
ABA Testifies in Support of LSC Funding

114th Congress

8/5/16
Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo
ABA Urges Governor of New York to Sign Public Defense Funding Legislation

3/23/16
House Appropriations Subcommittee
ABA testimony on LSC funding

3/23/16
Senate Appropriations Subcommittee
ABA testimony on LSC funding

4/14/15
House Appropriations Subcommittee
ABA testimony on LSC funding

3/27/15
Senate Appropriations Subcommittee
ABA testimony on LSC funding