March 13, 2018

ABA sends letter to attorney general asking him to keep the Office for Access to Justice open

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2018 — American Bar Association president Hilarie Bass sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions urging the Department of Justice to continue prioritizing access to justice under the law for all Americans as part of its core mission. While acknowledging the need to bring greater efficiencies to its work, the ABA is concerned about the department’s apparent intent to close its Office for Access to Justice as part of a larger reorganization plan.

Read the full letter here.

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