Wednesday, March 29, 2017
4 – 5:30 p.m.
Pursuant to Rule VI, Section 2 of the D.C. Court of Appeals Rules Governing the Bar, the District of Columbia Bar will hold a special membership meeting at 4:00 p.m., on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Active members of the Bar will be asked to consider and vote on renewing two resolutions: (1) renewing the Bar’s authority to make public statements about court funding, and (2) renewing the Bar’s authority to make public statements about funding of civil legal services as proposed by the Access to Justice Commission. Members will also vote on a third resolution authorizing the Bar to make non-partisan public statements to Congress about the timely appointment of judges to District of Columbia courts. The meeting is limited to the purposes set forth in this notice.
View the three proposed resolutions in their entirety. They would authorize the Board of Governors and Bar Officers to:
- Make Public Statements Concerning Funding of the District of Columbia Courts
- Make Public Statements Concerning Funding for Civil Legal Services as Proposed by the Access to Justice Commission
- Make Non-Partisan Public Statements to Congress About the Timely Appointments of Judges to the District of Columbia Courts
Interested Bar members are encouraged to attend to be briefed on these issues. Only active members of the D.C. Bar will be eligible to vote on the resolutions. Per the Rules Governing the Bar, active members must vote in person at the meeting.
The meeting will be held from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. at the D.C. Bar Headquarters Conference Center, 1101 K Street NW, 1st Floor, Washington, DC 20005. Light refreshments will be served after the meeting.