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Interested in Impact Litigation Pro Bono Opportunities?

Impact litigation can be an effective tool in addressing a systemic issue that in turn can affect the lives of many individuals. The Litigation Section can help you connect with legal services organizations doing this crucial work.

Access to Justice

The Access to Justice Committee focuses on social justice issues, recognizing exceptional individuals and organizations that advance the availability of effective and affordable legal services, and providing training in legal advocacy and fundraising for attorneys and programs that provide legal representation to persons in need. Join the committee to help with legal trainings and other initiatives.

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Children's Rights

The Children's Rights Litigation Committee works to improve access to justice, engage pro bono lawyers, and improve outcomes for all children who come into contact with the legal system. Join the committee to help with various volunteer opportunities.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Judicial Intern Opportunity Program (JIOP) provides internship opportunities to students who are members of traditionally underrepresented groups. Apply for JIOP or volunteer your time and resources.

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Judicial Independence and the Rule of Law

The Committee on the American Judicial System works to protect judicial independence and the rule of law, preserve fair and impartial courts, and respond to unjust criticism of the judiciary and the media. Donate to support the committee.

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Pro Bono

The Section’s Pro Bono Task Force assists legal aid organizations and their indigent clients by recruiting lawyers to work on their behalf. They provide meaningful work to our volunteers and help them do it well.

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ABA Good Works Initiatives

The Litigation Section proudly supports a number of good works projects created by the ABA.

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2022 ABA Impact Report

Learn about JIOP’s recent accomplishments and other ways the ABA has helped our members use the power of law to advance the legal profession’s voice for justice in the United States and throughout the word.

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Support Our Good Works

Your donation helps these programs address crucial issues surrounding children’s rights, the judicial system, and diversity and inclusion in the profession.