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Rule of Law in Nazi Germany Exhibit Comes to Chicago

Opening reception and viewing at ABA headquarters March 11

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 3, 2011 —  The _ will host the opening reception for a month-long exhibit presented by the German Federal Bar that tells the story of the Jewish lawyers in Nazi Germany and the need to protect the rule of law around the world, March 11, at ABA headquarters in Chicago.

Linda Klein, chair of the ABA’s House of Delegates; Axel C. Filges, president of the German Federal Bar; and Onno Hückmann, consul general of the German Consulate General in Chicago, will speak at the event.

What:
“Lawyers Without Rights – Jewish Lawyers
in Germany Under the Third Reich”

Historical exhibit

When:
March 11
3:30 – 5 p.m.

Light refreshments will be served

Where:
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321 North Clark Street
Chicago
Lobby Atrium

For media credentialing, please contact Kristin Loiacono at . There is no charge to attend this event.

Note: exhibit will be on display at ABA headquarters until April 8.

With nearly 400,000 members, the _ is the largest voluntary professional membership organization in the world.  As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.

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