Issue April 2005

MBA unveils judicial evaluation process

The Massachusetts Bar Association has launched an online judicial evaluation system that enables lawyers across the commonwealth to assess the performance of the state's judges.

Annual Conference 2005 hails 'Champions of Justice'

Inspiring words from a leader in the movement to exonerate wrongfully convicted individuals - and from a man who lived through the personal nightmare - highlighted the MBA's Annual Dinner on March 4 and capped a busy day of insightful seminars, dynamic give-and-take between experts and attendees and high-pitched networking at Annual Conference 2005. The three-day event took place March 3-5 at Boston's Marriott Copley Place Hotel.

Lawyers have responsibility to preserve 'sacred ideal of justice'

A number of prominent judges, law professors and lawyers engaged in thought-provoking discussion on challenges facing legal representation for the poor during this year's Bench/Bar Forums.