Bloomberg Law
Feb. 15, 2020, 2:42 PM

ABA Softens Access to Justice Measure as Vote Nears

Sam Skolnik
Sam Skolnik

A resolution before the American Bar Association to address the access to justice crisis has been amended a second time in order to gain support from state bar leaders aligned against the proposal.

The revision spurred New York State Bar Association President Henry “Hank” Greenberg to back the measure after being the lead signatory of a Jan. 30 letter opposing it from a group that also included state bar presidents from New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Illinois.

Other state bar leaders also said they could change their minds if the resolution is changed even more to their liking, they ...

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