American Bar Association (ABA)

Voluntary association (founded 1878) of U.S. lawyers, judges, and other legal professionals.

The largest bar association in the U.S., it seeks to improve the legal profession, ensure the availability of legal services to all citizens, and improve the administration of justice. It conducts educational and research projects, sponsors professional meetings, and publishes a monthly journal. At the beginning of the 21st century its membership exceeded 400,000.

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