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  Bar association - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In many Commonwealth jurisdictions, the "bar association" comprises lawyers who are qualified as barristers or advocates (collectively known as "the bar", or "members of the bar"), while the "law society" comprises solicitors.
In the United States, some state bar associations are operated by their respective state governments which make membership in their state's bar association a requirement to practice before that state's courts; such states are said to have a "mandatory" or "integrated bar".
Membership in such associations is synonymous to being admitted to the bar or being licensed to practice law in that state or being admitted to practice before the courts of that state.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bar_(law)   (472 words)

 Bar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bar (establishment), a retail establishment which serves alcoholic beverages (in Britain, a pub; in continental Europe, a café; in Italy, the term Bar is largely used, and is generally equivalent to caffé);
Bar (heraldry), a fess-like charge sometimes stated to be a diminutive of the fess.
Bar, Ukraine, a fortress in the Podolia region of Ukraine that was once a part of Poland.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bar   (413 words)

 Home Page - Law Library of Ireland - Bar Council of Ireland
The Law Library is administered by The Bar Council which is the governing body for barristers in practice at the Bar.
The Bar Council is an independent body which regulates the activities, and represents the interests, of its members.
Wednesday 19th October, 2005 Minister Micheál Martin is launching the Bar Council's Small Claims Arbitration Scheme on Wednesday, 19th October at 4pm in the Law Library Distillery Building, 145 Church Street, Dublin 7. This is a innovation in small claims arbitration, for claims up to €7,500, which will reduce administration costs for all parties involved.
www.lawlibrary.ie   (235 words)

 Juvenile Law Section Home Page
The Juvenile Law Section of the State Bar of Texas was created in 1987 to promote advocacy for the children of Texas by coordinating efforts to ensure competent and knowledgeable legal counsel within the juvenile justice system.
The Juvenile Law Section strives to promote and improve the administration of justice in the field of juvenile law, by study, conferences, publication of reports and articles with respect to both legislation and administration and to that end to take such action as may be appropriate.
The Juvenile Law Section is involved in a number of different projects relevant to better communities across the state.
www.juvenilelaw.org   (282 words)

 Law and Justice Foundation of New South Wales
The Law and Justice Foundation of NSW seeks to advance the fairness and equity of the justice system, and to improve access to justice, especially for socially and economically disadvantaged people.
Sir Anthony Mason, AC, KBE delivered the 2005 Law and Justice Address on the subject of Democracy and the Law.
This new Law and Justice Foundation report is the result of a collaboration with the Universities of Melbourne and Newcastle in a project that evaluated the utility of contract law codes in dispute resolution.
www.lawfoundation.net.au   (266 words)

 Effect of smokefree bar law on bar revenues in California -- GLANTZ 9 (1): 111 -- Tobacco Control
Effect of smokefree bar law on bar revenues in California
In 1998 a California state smokefree workplace law requiring that bars be smoke free went into effect.
("bar revenues") from the tax authorities in California (fig 1).
tc.bmjjournals.com /cgi/content/full/9/1/111a   (604 words)

 DuPage County Bar Law Day
Law Day U.S.A. was established in 1958, by presidential proclamation and reaffirmed by joint resolution in Congress in 1961.
Law Day is annually celebrated on May 1 of every year as a "special day of celebration by the American people in appreciation of their liberties and to provide an occasion for rededication of the ideals of equity and justice under the laws."
The DCBA Law Day Committee solicits nominations for the annual Liberty Bell Award, which will be presented at the Law Day Luncheon.
www.dcba.org /public/law_day.htm   (314 words)

 The State Bar of California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Law school students have an opportunity to receive a new publication, the State Bar's e-Journal and other electronic mailings about the California legal profession, by signing up with My Law Student Profile.
James Heiting was sworn in as the State Bar's 81st president last month by Chief Justice Ronald George, who received the Bernard Witkin Medal, presented to "legal giants" who make significant contributions to the quality of justice in the state.
Founded in 1927 by the legislature, the State Bar of California is an administrative arm of the California Supreme Court.
www.calbar.ca.gov /state/calbar/calbar_home.jsp   (348 words)

The Bylaws of the BC Branch of the CBA were amended at the AGM held on September 24.
Two years ago, the Law Society’s Paralegal Task Force was asked by the Benchers to consider revisions to Chapter 12 of the Professional Conduct Handbook to expand the range of services that could be delegated by lawyers to their non-lawyer employees.
We begin another year at the CBABC this September, and like many British Columbian families with school-aged children, the start of another year is filled with a mixture of longing for a summer that is over, and excitement and uncertainty about the year ahead.
www.bccba.org /Guest_Lounge/dial-a-law.asp   (506 words)

 LII: Law about...Bar Admissions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Admission to the practice of law (admission to the bar of a state) is governed by rules and regulations promulgated solely by a state's courts, legislatures, and/or bar association.
The general requirements for admission to the bar are similar throughout the fifty states.
Upon admission to the bar an attorney normally must take an oath declaring his or her obligations to the court, state, and country as an officer of the court, register with the court, and receive a license to practice.
www.law.cornell.edu /topics/bar_admissions.html   (311 words)

 Dallas Bar Association Family Law Section
The Family Law Section meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at the Belo Mansion at 2101 Ross Avenue Dallas, Texas, unless otherwise announced.
Please note that you must be a member of the Dallas Bar Association to join a section.
There were almost 70 bills passed relating to family law that went into effect in 2003.
www.dallasfamilylawsection.org   (207 words)

 Supreme Court of Ohio / Bar Admissions Office
The Ohio Constitution grants the Supreme Court of Ohio exclusive jurisdiction to regulate admission to the practice of law in Ohio.
Pursuant to this grant of authority, the Court has promulgated Rule I of the Rules for the Government of the Bar, "Admission to the Practice of Law." This rule outlines the requirements for admission and the procedure for seeking admission.
The Nov 7 Bar Admissions Ceremony will be recorded as a service for the newly admitted attorneys, their families and guests.
www.sconet.state.oh.us /Admissions   (518 words)

 Health Law Section of the Florida Bar
The Health Law Section Executive Council is scheduled to meet on Thursday, January 19, 2006, in conjunction with The Florida Bar’s Mid Year Meeting at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Miami.
The Florida Bar has a group rate of $175 single/double and the cutoff date is December 18.
law are not adequately protecting the administrative due process rights of all participants.
www.flabarhls.org   (1020 words)

 Oregon State Bar Criminal Law Section
The bar's Criminal Law Section is comprised mostly of about equal numbers of criminal defense attorneys and prosecutors, but also has a few judges and non-lawyers.
The section is governed by an executive committee comprised of equal numbers of criminal defense attorneys and prosecutors.
The section endeavors to serve criminal law practitioners regardless of their affiliation with the prosecution or defense function, and without favoritism toward either function.
www.osbcrim.homestead.com   (258 words)

 Law books and online law services from Sweet and Maxwell, leading law publishers in the UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Take part in the Consult GEE 2005 Employment Law Survey, Employment Law: the challenge for employers, and we will donate £1 to your chosen charity.
The 19th edition of Clerk and Lindsell on Torts is out soon and follows in the footsteps of its predecessors to provide you with guidance on the entire range of torts from first principles, professional negligence, defamation, and breach of confidence through to nuisance, trespass and vicarious liability.
At the same time, a steady stream of case law is testing this legislation in the courts.This conference will assess the critical developments over recent months.
www.sweetandmaxwell.co.uk   (780 words)

 Pennsylvania Bar Association | Law Day 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Oliver Brown’s daughters, Linda Brown Thompson and Cheryl Brown Henderson were the luncheon’s featured speakers and chronicled the history of their family’s participation in the court battle and its impact on education and the civil rights movement.
This luncheon brought together all members of the community, including law firms, local bar associations, corporations, schools and students, and community, religious and education organizations, including the local chapter of the NAACP.
Law Day is funded in part in Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation.
www.pabar.org /lawday2004main.shtml   (394 words)

 FindLaw for Students: The Bar
Bar Results and Exam Information We publish bar exam results as soon as they become public -- plus find everything you wanted to know about upcoming bar exams.
Bar Review Courses A comprehensive list of all the bar review resources available on the web.
Pass the Bar By Scott Pearce, a bar exam tutor.
stu.findlaw.com /thebar   (343 words)

 The economic impact of the smoke-free bar law in California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A smoke-free bar law was enacted in California on January 1, 1998.
We use taxable sales receipts from eating establishments that serve all types of liquor, which is made up of about 30% stand-alone bars, to examine the economic effects of the smoke-free bar law.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to: 1) Recognize that the smoke-free bar law in California did not have an economic impact on stand-alone bars.
apha.confex.com /apha/128am/techprogram/paper_15542.htm   (386 words)

 WisBar | Home
Bar seeks examples of the unauthorized practice of law, court wants evidence there is a problem
October 3, 2005 - The State Bar Unauthorized Practice of Law(UPL) Policy Committee seeks examples of how UPL has harmed the public for inclusion in a petition to be filed with the Wisconsin Supreme Court in 2006.
The Bar seeks nominations of lawyers or groups of lawyers who demonstrate exemplary commitment to community or pro bono service to feature in a 30-second TV vignette to air in southeastern Wisconsin beginning in January 2006.
www.wisbar.org   (380 words)

Nir Bar Law Firm and Mediation is located on the 10th floor in "EL-AL" Tower, by the shore line of Tel-A
Our law firm is handling legal services in Israel and around the world.
We provide legal counseling and representation in the fields of Israeli law, Commercial law, International trade law, Joint Ventures and investments in Israel and all over the world, Intellectual property, Simple and complex civil claims, Import and Export law, Taxation, Assets management, International transportation, Mediations, Arbitrations, Real Estates and litigation in all the Israeli courts.
www.barlawyers.com   (202 words)

 Virginia State Bar Bankruptcy Law Section
The Bankruptcy Law Section of the Virginia State Bar, established in 1990, maintains a membership of over 600 attorneys.
To further these goals and objectives, the Section conducts and assists with a number of activites which are described on the Calendar of Events.
Anyone interested in learning more about the Bankruptcy Law Section, in joining one of the Section's committees, or in becoming a member, may contact the Chair of the Section, Mechele Dickerson, at (757) 221-3496 or any member of the Board of Governors.
www.vsb.org /sections/bk   (143 words)

 LawBytes - Consumer Information
The law presumes that a reasonable number of attempts to repair have been made if the same problem has not been repaired after 4 attempts, or the vehicle is out of service for repairs for a cumulative total of 30 or more days during the term of protection.
The law is unclear about whether you have to have reported your problem during the "term of protection" in order to have a claim under the "lemon law".
You are not bound by the decision and can still seek available legal remedies, including asking a court to award a replacement vehicle or reimbursement of the purchase price (less a reasonable allowance for use), plus attorney fees and court costs.
www.tba.org /lawbytes/T5_1406.html   (528 words)

 Canadian Bar Law for the Future Fund   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Canadian Bar Law for the Future Fund was incorporated under the Canada Corporations Act as the Canadian Bar Law for the Future Fund - Le Fonds du barreau Canadien pour le droit de demain, on November 30, 1984.
Since its inception, the Law for the Future Fund has helped finance more than 95 innovative and timely research projects, dealing with issues such as the independence of administrative tribunals, law and ethics in health care allocation, recodification of the Criminal Code, gender and racial equality, and the CBA's Systems of Civil Justice Task Force.
To date, the total assistance granted by Law for the Future Fund is over 2 million dollars.
www.cba.org /CBA/LFFF/LFFF   (111 words)

 Law Week 2005 Home
With more than a dozen events, the San Diego County Bar Association’s Law Week 2005 celebrates the theme “The American Jury: We the People in Action” with a full slate of professional and community-based programs April 30 through May 6.
Law Week has many volunteer opportunities for lawyers, judges and other legal professionals.
Culminating the week's events, the annual Law Week Luncheon will honor winners of the Bar's student oratorical, essay and poster competitions, along with the 2005 Service Award and Media Award winners.
www.sdcba.org /lawweek   (255 words)

 Alabama State Bar, International Law Section
ILS held its first meeting in 1996 with the goal of fostering the study of international law among members of the Alabama State Bar and to educate the public about matters concerning international law.
International law practitioners engage in the fields of private international law, international trade and commercial transactions, international arbitration and dispute resolution, public international law, bilateral and international treaties, and international human rights accords.
The annual meeting of the International Law Section is held at the Annual Conference of the Alabama State Bar.
www.visaus.com /ils.html   (925 words)

 Wired News: Law Grads Online, Bar None
The event marks the third time the students and faculty of Concord Law School have met face-to-face in four years.
Both the American Bar Association and the California Bar Association have refused to accredit the school, charging that law students can't get a proper education online.
Although the lack of accreditation by the American Bar Association is a sore point for the school, the ABA has revised its regulations to permit some law degree credits to be earned through distance-learning programs.
www.wired.com /news/business/0,1367,56512,00.html   (777 words)

 The Florida Bar HOME PAGE FLABAR ONLINE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Florida Bar, with over 76,000 members, is the statewide professional and regulatory organization for lawyers.
Just answer a few legal research questions -- all of the correct answers can be found by using Fastcase.
Five winners will be chosen from all submissions with 100% correct answers to receive one $195 full Fastcase database access for one year.
www.flabar.org   (156 words)

 Law Library Bar Members, Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA
Print Resources: The Law Library contains over 387,000 volumes, including the statutes and state digests of all 50 states and three territories, the complete National Reporter System, all cases prior to the reporter system, and an extensive collection of federal materials.
The Law Library also holds many international and foreign law titles, significant materials for research in public policy and law, and an excellent collection of law journal and law review material.
Other research materials include topical treatises, loose-leaf services, and other secondary resources of interest to the academic community, the practicing bar, and the community at large.
www.regentuniversity.org /acad/schlaw/library/bmembers/aboutcollection.cfm   (328 words)

Bar Exam Results to Be Mailed Oct. 13
The Internal Revenue Service has advised the Louisiana State Bar Association that the IRS New Orleans office will be closed indefinitely
Louisiana State Bar Association, Baton Rouge Bar Association Establish Legal Assistance Hotline for Victims of Hurricane Katrina
www.lsba.org   (232 words)

 The Bar Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Bar Directory includes information on chambers and on practising barristers in self-employed practice, together with individual barristers in employment.
We also provide a General Forum for posting discussion topics that are relevant to the Bar.
Please note: this is not a general address for contacting the Bar Council; click here for a list of members of staff.
www.barcouncil.org.uk   (498 words)

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