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January 2015

State and Local Bar Associations

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This directory links to the contact information of many state and local bar associations. A bar association is a professional organization of attorneys who practice law in the same county, city, or state, or who practice law in a particular topic area (for example: family law). Some bar associations are voluntary, while others require that all attorneys practicing in that location or practicing that area of law are members.
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May 2012

Lack of Online Privacy Rights Is Very Troubling

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In this podcast, ABA Journal web producer Lee Rawles talks with Lori Andrews, author of I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy about the lack of online privacy rights and the need for a social media constitution.
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March 2009

Nonprofits and Lobbying: Yes They Can!

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This article addresses some of the legal issues around lobbying and explains the differences between the terms “lobbying” and “advocacy.” It also outlines what activities are and are not permissible, such as partisan political activities, and discusses federal, state, and local rules for 501(c)(3) organizations.
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January 2009

Meeting the Legal Needs of Human Trafficking Victims: An Introduction for Domestic Violence Attorneys and Advocates

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This guide aims to assist legal professionals working with victims of human trafficking in recognizing trafficking victims among existing domestic violence caseloads; in identifying key civil legal remedies and other issues that require exploring in order to effectively assist human trafficking victims, and; in identifying and using other resources to pursue specific legal remedies and secure social services and other benefits for clients.
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January 2007

ABA Standards of Practice for Lawyers Representing Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking in Civil Protection Order Cases

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This document offers guidelines as 'a reference tool' for legal service providers representing victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking in civil protection cases. The standards of practice cover a wide range of abuses, including elder abuse.
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January 2006

Teacher's Guide, Interesting, Fun, and Effective Classroom Activities to Influence Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention

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This guide provides suggestions for class activities that increase awareness of teen dating violence.
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January 2005

Elder Abuse Fatality Review Teams: A Replication Manual

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This manual emphasizes the need for a multidisciplinary Elder Abuse Fatality Review Team (EA-FRT), discusses various issues and challenges that EA-FRT may face, and presents suggestions for addressing these challenges.
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How an Abuser Can Discover Your Internet Activities

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This tip sheet describes safety risks to victims of abuse online, including tips for hiding 'tracks' in email, browser history, and cache. Taking the suggested steps does not guarantee safety - the safest way to find information on the internet is to go to a safer computer.
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Predatory Lending: The New Face of Economic Injustice

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The document describes the discriminatory practices of predatory lending and their impact on African Americans and Latinos in particular. Analysis is offered as to the effects of predatory lending on the already disproportionate wealth gap between African Americans and whites and Latinos and whites. Mortgage lending, auto lending, and payday lending are all concisely reviewed. Advocates may find this document helpful as a primer and tool for prioritizing and acting on issues that affect affordable housing.