Young Lawyers

The Young Lawyers Committee works to serve the interests of young lawyers in the ABA Criminal Justice Section, including providing practical career information, publishing and speaking opportunities, networking, public service opportunities, mentorship program, activities to improve the criminal justice system and young lawyer participation in Section leadership.

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Law Students

Have you ever wanted to make a difference in the legal community? Have you dreamed about changing policy and legal practices with well-renowned attorneys, politicians, and leading stakeholders within the criminal justice field? You can do that today, by joining the ABA Criminal Justice Section!

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Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship Program

This program provides opportunities for lawyers in under-represented groups such as ethnically diverse lawyers, persons with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, to actively participate within the Criminal Justice Section and prepare them to take on leadership roles within the Section.

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JOIN the ABA Criminal Justice Section ... ENGAGE ... by means of speaking and publishing opportunities; DEVELOP ... as a result of global networking and career development through substantive committee, task force and CLE participation; LEAD ... by way of influencing ABA and federal policy and standards for criminal justice.

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