14th Amendment’s essential role to equality
The Fourteenth Amendment has been the basis for most of the legislation and case law that have driven progress away from exclusion and slavery to democracy and freedom.
ABE Opportunity Grants
Opportunity Grants are intended to be one-time awards to start or enhance a program of law-related research, education, or public service projects.
Book review of The Anxious Lawyer
Reviewer Ed Schoenbaum highly recommends this book, written by two attorneys who have first-hand knowledge of the problems facing us and the fantastic possible rewards of mindfulness practice.
Learn more about this Committee's recent activities and accomplishments.
From the Chair
A message from LRE Chair Kateah McMasters.
From the Chair
An introduction from Chair Marylou Lowder Kent.
International legal education: A scholar’s journey
Law student Sheena Hart has found that the best way to learn international law is to have a passion for understanding how the United States legal system interacts with foreign legal systems.
An introduction to this issue from co-editor Lauren Evans DeJong.
The Pledge of Allegiance and the battle between civil rights & civics education
The history of the Pledge of Allegiance and the legal challenges to its recitation provide not only an interesting exploration of the tensions between the important role of schools and other units of government in promoting civic values and education while also maintaining the rights of Americans to exercise their religious freedoms and civil rights.
What is legal aid?
Legal aid programs provide legal services to people who need civil legal assistance but cannot afford to pay for the services of an attorney.
What is the Jones Act?
The Jones Act has been in the news lately, most particularly with calls for waiver of the Act. But what is the Jones Act?