Frederic S. Ury Named 2019 NCBP Fellows Award Winner
Former president of the Connecticut Bar Association and National Conference of Bar Presidents Frederic S. Ury has been named the 2019 NCBP Fellows Award Winner. NCBP established the Fellows Award at its 2005 annual meeting to honor an outstanding past president of a bar association. Mr. Ury exemplifies all that this award was created to celebrate, showing a fierce dedication to the NCBP mission, and a continuing commitment to bar leaders nationwide.Read more about the 2019 NCBP Fellows Award Winner Fred Ury.
NCBE Research Study on Future Bar Exam...The National Conference of Bar Examiners requests your assistance with a significant research study regarding the bar examination. NCBE has created a Testing Task Force to oversee a comprehensive, future-focused research study of the bar examination, and we want and need to tap the insights of members of the legal profession. They invite you to participate in one of five focus group sessions that are being held at the Midyear Meeting at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on January 26 and 27, 2019. For more information about the study, please read the overview of the research plan at www.testingtaskforce.org/research/.To sign up for a focus group session at the ABA Midyear Meeting, complete this online registration form.
Nominate a Media Outlet for the ABA Silver Gavel Award...Each year the American Bar Association presents these awards to recognize work in media and the arts published or presented during the preceding year that have been exemplary in helping to foster the American public’s understanding of law and the legal system. If you know of a program that should be nominated, enter it now - the deadline for entry is January 7, 2019.