Articles & Resources

The Section of Litigation presents an array of content and resources on racial and social justice, inequality, criminal justice, pro bono representation, and related issues.

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Calls for Police Reform and Racial Justice Spur a Flurry of Resolutions before the ABA House

The ABA House of Delegates responded forcefully to calls for police reform at this year's annual meeting, passing resolutions calling for a curtailing of the qualified immunity doctrine blocking civil lawsuits and for heightened oversight of law enforcement through a national use-of-force database.

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Diversity Initiatives

The Section of Litigation is deeply committed to diversity and strives to represent the best in legal talent from all backgrounds and to develop and promote an inclusive pool of leaders at all levels of the Section. Our diversity is vital to providing the highest quality of leadership in our firms, the bar, and the community.

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Diversity Plan

The Section of Litigation supports the ABA’s Goal III: Eliminate Bias and Enhance Diversity. It is committed to ensuring equal opportunity in the profession, respecting the diversity and individualism of its members, recognizing the intrinsic value of diversity in the legal profession, and expanding the breadth of its membership.

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ABA's Diversity and Inclusion Center

The Center promotes collaboration, coordination, and communication to advance ABA Goal III – to eliminate bias and enhance diversity and inclusion throughout the Association, legal profession, and justice system.

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Diversity Leadership

Meet Section leaders of key diversity and inclusion efforts.