February 25, 2021

ABA urges Congressional committee leaders to support legal reform, funding

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2021 – American Bar Association President Patricia Lee Refo sent a letter to the leaders of the Senate and House Judiciary Committees urging them to support key legal reforms involving the federal courts, access to legal services, the criminal justice system, and immigration. Refo also sent a second letter to leaders of the Senate and House Appropriations Committee urging them to support increased funding for the federal courts, Legal Services Corporation, and rural broadband.

Read the ABA Judiciary Committee letter here.

Read the ABA Appropriations Committee letter here.

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