Section of State & Local Government Law

The premier association for lawyers involved in urban, state, and local government law and policy, lawyers in private practice, academia, the judiciary and government turn to us to access the latest expert information on issues that relate to their practice, and share ideas and best practices with colleagues in dealing with government agencies.

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COVID-19 & Voting Rights: Ensuring Full and Equal Participation Webinar

Wednesday, September 23 | 3pm ET | As our nation prepares for a presidential election, we must ensure that voting rights are not left behind as we navigate a much changed electoral process and landscape. Please join a critical discussion of voting rights in Indian Country and how States are preparing for an election that allows for social distancing and an exponential growth in mail-in balloting. Free for ABA members.

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2020 State & Local Annual Meeting Highlights

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Other On-Demand CLE Sessions

See our complete list of State & Local Government Law on-demand CLE sessions to earn your credit.

Election Webinar Series

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Vote Your Voice

The most up-to-date information from your state or territorial election authority to help you vote your voice, updates on how COVID-19 is impacting elections today, and how to file for an absentee ballot, or whether or not you can vote by mail.

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Tap into the knowledge of your urban, state, and local government colleagues from across the country.

State Attorneys General & Department of Justice Issues Committee - Hot Topics

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COVID-19 - Coronavirus Resources

Upcoming Committee Meetings

ABA study finds prevalent reports of discrimination faced by disabled, LGBTQ+ lawyers

Lawyers who either identify as having disabilities or who identify as LGBTQ+ report experiencing both subtle and overt forms of discrimination at their workplaces, with common reports of subtle but unintentional biases. The findings come from a new national study released today by the American Bar Association, in collaboration with the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University

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About State & Local Government Law

The premier association for lawyers involved in urban, state, and local government law and policy, our membership ranges from lawyers in private practice who represent countless government agencies across the country, in academia, and government lawyers. All of them turn to us to access the latest expert information on issues which impact their practice and share ideas and best practices with colleagues.

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Use this online form to contact the Section of State & Local Government Law or call Marsha Boone at 312.988.5657 or Tamara Edmonds Askew at 312.988.5652.