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OF THE

FORTY-SIXTH ANNUAL MEETING

OF THE

American Bar Association

HELD AT

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA

AUGUST 29, 30 and 31, 1923

BALTIMORE:
THE LORD BALTIMORE PRESS

1923

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CONTENTS.

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Portrait of President.

........Frontispiece

Capons of Ethics......

Proceedings of American Bar Association:
Ist day, Morning Session

Afternoon Session ...

Evening Session .......
2d day, Morning Session ....

Afternoon Session ....

Evening Session
3d day, Morning Session

Secretary's Report .......

Treasurer's Report ...........

Report of Executive Committee ...

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Members and Delegates Registered at Meeting .......

Memorandum of Annual Dinner ..

List of Presidents of Association .......

Secretaries ..

Treasurers.

Executive Committee ...

Meetings Held ....

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Constitution ..............

By-Laws ::..::

Officers of Association, Sections, etc.

Sections, etc. ..........

General Council ..

Vice-Presidents and Members of Local Councils

Standing Committees ....

Special Committees ......

President's Address, John W. Davis .......

193

Address of Pierce Butler

Address of Lord Birkenhead .......

Address of E. S. Zeballos ...

235

Address of Charles Evans Hughes ..

243

Address of W. S. Moorhead

Committee Reports:

Professional Ethics and Grievances

Commerce, Trade and Commercial Law

International Law .......

Jurisprudence and Law Reform

Admiralty and Maritime Law .............

341

Uniform Judicial Procedure....

343

Membership .....

Classification and Restatement of the Law ..

364

Publicity ..........

Memorials

368

Legal Aid ...

Law of Aeronautics

384

Law Enforcement

415

Finance .........

437

Federal Taxation.

438

American Citizenship ..

442

Judicial Ethics ...

452

Change of Date of Presidential Inauguration .....

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Committee Reports Continued

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To Consider Question of Increase in Judicial Salaries ....

Co-ordination between State and Local Bar Associations .... 473

Noteworthy Changes in Statute Law .....

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List of State Bar Associations ..

Some of the Larger Local Bar Associations ........

Memorandum of Subjects Referred to Committees

List of Addresses and Papers Read ........

Proceedings of Comparative Law Bureau ...........

Proceedings of Judicial Section ...........

Address of Calvin L. Brown

Address of Martin J. Wade ........

509

Address of Carrington T. Marshall ......

Address of Walter C. Owen ...

List of Judges Registered .......

Proceedings of Conference of Bar Association Delegates .. 548

Address of Charles A. Boston .......

565

Representatives of Bar Associations Registered ..

Proceedings of Section of Patent, Trade-Mark and Copyright Law 585

Proceedings of the Section of Criminal Law ....

587

Address of Floyd E. Thompson ...

Address of Oscar Hallam

Address of R. Justin Miller .....

606

Address of J. Weston Allen ..

617

Address of Wade H. Ellis .

628

Proceedings of the Section of Public Utility Law

635

Address of John B. Sanborn .

638

Address of Leslie Craven ...

Address of Nathaniel T. Guernsey ...

Proceedings of Section of Legal Education and Admission to the Bar 678

Address of Silas H. Strawn ...

681

Commissioners on Uniform State Laws:

Origin, Nature and Scope .........................

685

Officers of the Conference ........

687

Standing and Special Committees ..............

687

List of Commissioners ....

Proceedings of Conference ..

Address of President, Nathan William MacChesney

Honorary Members .....

Life Members ....

Alphabetical List of Members ..

725

State List of Members by Cities, Towns and Counties...

906

Recapitulation .....

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Notice as to Reports....

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AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION. (Organized at Saratoga Springs, New York, August 21, 1878.) “ Its object shall be to advance the science of jurisprudence, promote the administration of justice and uniformity of legislation and of judicial decision throughout the nation, uphold the honor of the profession of the law, and encourage cordial intercourse among the members of the American Bar.” (Constitution, Article I.)

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