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Last Call for NABE GR Workshop
Registration closes soon for the 2018 NABE Governmental Relations Section State Legislative Workshop, November 13-15, in Williamsburg, VA. Registration is only $150 per person for section members and $195 for nonmembers.  Meetings will take place at the headquarters of the National Center for State Courts, within walking distance of Colonial Williamsburg. Programming will feature post-election analysis of issues of importance to bar associations and the legal profession, the perennially informative roll call of the states, and a variety of speakers and panelists.  So, register now to be a part of this year’s NABE Governmental Relations Section Workshop.  Registration and the housing block at the Williamsburg Lodge close on October 22.


NCBP Fellows Award Nominations Now Open
The National Conference of Bar Presidents (NCBP) is presently accepting nominations for the 2019 NCBP Fellows Award. NCBP will present the Award on Friday, January 25, 2019, at the NCBP Joint Awards Luncheon, held during the 2019 NCBP Midyear Meeting in Las Vegas, NV. To nominate a bar leader, please review the Fellows Award information.


NYSBA and NYCLA Seek Support for Resolution on Online Legal Document Providers
The New York State Bar Association and the New York County Lawyers Association have submitted a proposal for consideration by the ABA House of Delegates concerning regulation of online legal document providers. The resolution, which will be voted on at the meeting of the ABA House of Delegates, January 28, 2019, seeks to protect consumers and set certain minimum standards for such providers. Please share this information with members of your state’s HOD delegation.

Latest News from NABEnet.org

 Convicts seeking to clear their records find more prosecutors willing to help
At least 20 states have created or broadened expungement and sealing laws since the beginning of 2017.


 Ruth Bader Ginsburg's unlikely path to the Supreme Court
The celebrity of Justice Ginsburg obscures the controversy that jeopardized her Supreme Court nomination.


 The LSAT will start transitioning to a digital format in 2019
For the first test, some examinees will be assigned to take the test with a tablet device and others will use paper and pencil.


 Law schools scrutinizing applicants social media posts
More than half of law school admissions officials check on the social media pages of applicants?

 

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