as amended to the members for comment.
3ABA House of Delegates Mid-Year
Meeting Report—Michael Mason reviewed
a few of the resolutions that were adopted at
the mid-year meeting in Houston in early
3Resolution 105—Urges legislative bodies
and governmental agencies to enact comprehensive laws that prohibit the private
possession, sale, breeding, import or transfer of dangerous wild animals.
3Resolution 106—Young Lawyers Division
encourages law schools to offer comprehensive debt counseling and debt management education to all currently admitted
and enrolled law students, and encourages
bar associations to offer similar debt counseling and debt management education to
young lawyers and newly admitted. 2014
median debt was $100,000.
3Resolution 107A—Urges governments to
adopt a presumption against the use of
restraints on juveniles in court and to permit a court to allow such use only after
providing the juvenile with an in-person
opportunity to be heard and finding that
the restraints are the least restrictive means
necessary to prevent flight or harm to the
juvenile or others.
3Resolution 107D—Adopts the black letter
of the ABA Standards for Criminal Justice.
3Resolution 109A—Urges governments to
enact civil protection order statutes that
extend protection to minor and adult vic-
tims of sexual assault, rape, and stalking,
outside of the context of an intimate part-
ner relationship, and without the require-
ment of any relationship between the
3Resolution 112—Urges legislative bodies
and governmental agencies to refrain from
enacting Stand Your Ground laws that
eliminate the duty to retreat before using
force in self-defense in public spaces, or
repeal existing Stand Your Ground laws.
3Mr. Mason informed the board that the
State Bar’s five Delegates, the Bar’s
General Counsel and other staff meet tele-
phonically before each meeting of the ABA
House of Delegates to review its agenda
and determine the issues that are Keller-
permissible and on which the Delegates
3 To honor our members who have passed, a
webpage has been created and is posted at
3 Meeting Schedule—The full board meeting
schedule is posted on the Bar’s website:
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