About the Section

Created in 1966, the Section provides leadership within the ABA and the legal profession in protecting and advancing human rights, civil liberties, and social justice.

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Whatever your area of specialization, CRSJ has a place for you. By joining us today, you can help ensure that the world’s largest voluntary professional association continues to uphold the Bill of Rights and the ideals it embodies.

Section Leadership

The following groups comprise the leadership of the ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice: the Officers and Council members, who govern on behalf of the Section; past Section Chairs; and Committee leaders, who the backbone of the Section.

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Your gift ensures that protection of civil rights remains a focus of legal and policy decisions and advances educational programming and resources for legal professionals and advocates nationwide.

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