School Violence Prevention

FEBRUARY 2004

RESOLVED, that the American Bar Association encourages federal, state, territorial and local governments to adopt legislation that promotes school violence prevention education, instruction, awareness training and programs for children, parents, teachers and school administrators;

FURTHER RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association encourages lawyers to support school violence prevention education in schools and community settings by volunteering time after having received any necessary training or contributing resources to promote programs that help prevent violent acts by children through encouraging smart decisions and timely, appropriate resolution of conflict.