Tuesday, February 3, 2009
The ABA will hold its midyear meeting February 11-17, 2009 in Boston, Massachusetts. In addition to more than 900 ABA events, the ABA House of Delegates will consider policies affecting the legal rights of military personnel, immigrants and the elderly; the criminal justice system treatment of juvenile sex offenders; habeas corpus petitions of detainees at Guantanamo; and measures to reduce harm and litigation after catastrophes. The ABA House of Delegates meets Feb. 16 at 8 a.m. at the Hynes Convention Center, ballroom, level 3. (It's open to the public). The ABA Section of International Law is also sponsoring some programs and holding a section council meeting (which is also open to interested observers). Check the ABA program book for locations and times -- registration at the ABA Midyear Meeting is free.