American Bar Association to hold annual meeting in Boston

BOSTON (AP) — The American Bar Association will consider topics ranging from cybersecurity to domestic violence when the legal professional group holds its annual meeting in Boston next month.

The ABA House of Delegates — the association’s policymaking body — is scheduled to meet Aug. 11-12 to vote on resolutions and discuss issues important to the legal profession.

Among the speakers at the meeting will be U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.

The group is expected to consider more than 25 resolutions on a variety of issues, including: LGBT rights, judicial financing, law school debt and judicial disqualification.

With nearly 400,000 members, the bar association is one of the largest voluntary professional membership organizations in the world.

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