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Call for Proposals: NABE 2018 Midyear and Annual Meetings
Do you have a program idea for either the NABE 2018 Midyear or Annual meetings? Let the NABE Program Committee know by submitting a program proposal! The NABE Program Committee will meet in September to begin planning for the 2018 Midyear Meeting and will meeting again in March to plan for the 2018 Annual Meeting. Submit your program ideas no later than Wednesday September 6, to be considered for the 2018 Midyear Meeting - follow this link now. >> 


ABE Opportunity Grants
The American Bar Endowment is accepting applications for its 2018 Opportunity Grants. The purpose of these grants is to assist eligible grantees in the development or enhancement of innovative law-related programs and projects that address issues of immediate and critical interest to the public and the legal profession. Examples of areas of focus for the grants include rule of law initiatives, access to justice initiatives, civics education on the American legal/justice system, and legal services initiatives. An eligible grantee is an organization currently determined to be tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and classified as a public charity under section 509 (a) of the Internal Revenue Code. For more information and an application, please click here.  Applications must be submitted by October 31, 2017.


Bulletin Summer Vacation
While NABE is visiting the Big Apple for the 2017 Annual Meeting, and the ABA Division for Bar Services moves offices (up one floor), NABE Bulletin will be on summer vacation. Look for our next issue on August 24th.

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 State goes hi-tech to recruit pro bono attorneys...
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 BYU Law School and Federal Bar Assn. host pilot civics, law and leadership youth camp
Weeklong camp draws high school students from across the United States and abroad. 
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 What’s keeping Asian-American lawyers from ascending the legal ranks?
While the number of Asian-American lawyers and law students increased greatly in recent decades, there are still few Asian-American lawyers in top positions in the legal field. 
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