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American Bar Association (ABA)

Legal Education and Information

Washington DC Office

1050 Connecticut Ave NW, Ste 400, Washington, DC, 20036-5369

Distance: 952 Miles

(202) 662-1570

Website

https://www.americanbar.org/groups/diversity

Service Details

Description

Provides information about different types of law, the criminal justice system or other legal topics


Additional Information

Provides information to eliminate bias and increase diversity and inclusion throughout the legal and justice system.


Includes resources:
* Addressing issues that stem from race and ethnicity
* Supporting disability rights for persons with mental, physical, and sensory disabilities
* Supporting challenges facing the Latino community
* Developing supportive resources for mental, physical, and sensory disability
* Supporting women in all areas of the legal profession


NOTE: There are no direct legal services to individuals.


Resources for the public include resources, toolkits, videos and projects.


American Bar Association (ABA) Commission on Law and Aging strengthens and secures the legal rights, dignity, autonomy, quality of life, and quality of care of elders. It carries out this through research, policy development, technical assistance, advocacy, education, and training.


Online resources for consumers include:
* Lists of legal resources by state
* Handbooks, guides and brochures to help older adults with making legal decisions


Features

  • Specialization
    • Disabilities 

Application Instructions

For more information about the aging commission, call (202) 662-8690 or email: aging@americanbar.org


Area Served

Nationwide


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (202) 662-1000
Toll Free - Service Hotline (800) 285-2221 9:00am - 6:00pm, Monday - Friday (Eastern Time)

Last Update

1/22/2020

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