Mahala Ashley Dickerson was the first black female attorney admitted to the Alabama and Alaska bar associations. During her long legal career, she was known as an advocate for the rights of the poor and underprivileged, women, and minorities.
Southern Chapter Annual Meeting: The Changing Regulatory World: Regulatory Solutions for Enhancing Natural Gas Infrastructure
From left, Hilarie Bass, president of the American Bar Association; Darcel Clark, Bronx district attorney; Chanta Parker of The Innocence Project; and Jeffrey Robinson of the Trone Center for Justice and Equality speak on a panel titled “Race, Slavery and Mass Incarceration” at the NYSBA annual meeting on Jan. 24.
One of the oldest African-American bar associations in the country is calling on the Missouri prosecutor who is overseeing an investigation into the fatal shooting of Michael Brown to recuse himself. The Mound City Bar Association is c.
Paulette Brown to become first African-American woman to head the American Bar Association - The Boston Globe
Paulette Brown is the first black woman to lead the - member American Bar Association, which until did not allow African-Americans to join. She is a graduate of Howard University and Seton Hall Law School
The ABA Commission on Law and Aging is a collaborative and interdisciplinary leader of the Association’s work to strengthen and secure the legal rights, dignity, autonomy, quality of life, and quality of care of aging persons.
Oscar William Adams was a pioneer in the judicial system. He became the first African American to join the Birmingham Bar Association. Adams was born in Birmingham, Alabama, on February 7, 1925. Adams was the sonOscar William Adams was a pioneer in the judicial system. He became the first African American to join the Birmingham Bar Association. Adams was born in Birmingham, Alabama, on February 7, 1925. Adams was the son of a Birmingham newspaper publisher and the grandson of a member of the…
Goodbye to ‘Honeys’ in Court, by Vote of American Bar Association
Jane Bolin - was the first African American female judge in the United States. She was the first black woman to graduate from Yale University School of Law and the first to be admitted to the New York City Bar Association.