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Board Brag

Hollis to Chair the ABA Standing Committee on the Law Library of Congress

Hunter Metcalf
Congratulations to IAALS Board of Advisors member Sheila Slocum Hollis on her appointment as the new Chair of the ABA Standing Committee on the Law Library of Congress. The Standing Committee on the Law Library of Congress serves as the ABA’s “connection to and voice of the legal profession concerning the continued...

Russell Wheeler Makes a Case for Caution on Federal Judicial Confirmations

Malia Reddick
Recent national media coverage paints a highly positive picture of the current pace of federal judicial nominations and confirmations. After all, 2014 has seen 50 confirmations so far, compared to 43 in all of 2013 and 48 in 2012. Not so fast, says Russell Wheeler, an IAALS Board Member and Visiting Fellow at the...

IAALS Board Member Walter Sutton Honored by ABA with 2013 Spirit of Excellence Award

Zachary Willis
In February, the American Bar Association Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity presented IAALS board member Walter Sutton with the 2013 Spirit of Excellence Award, which celebrates the efforts and accomplishments of lawyers who work to promote a more racially and ethnically diverse legal profession. IAALS would...