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Access to Justice is a Challenge Cumberland Students
May Help Meet, Says ABA President

October 21, 2014

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Reprinted with permission from Samford University.

Access to justice for all is a major challenge facing the United States, American Bar Association president William C. Hubbard told students at Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law on Oct. 16.

“Access to justice is a pillar of our society, but that pillar is weakening and potentially could crumble,” Hubbard said.

And the future lawyers, with their fresh, innovative thinking and technical know-how, may hold the answer to close the justice gap, said Hubbard, a guest of Cumberland’s Cordell Hull Speakers Forum.

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