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All members of the Association, who desire, may enroll themselves as members of the Section, and persons not eligible for membership in the Association, but who are engaged in teaching law, may be admitted to the privilege of the floor at any meeting of the Section, by vote of the Section.
The Section shall be organized by the appointment of a Chairman and Secretary at its first session; and a Chairman and Secretary shall thereafter be elected annually by the Section.
SECTION OF PATENT, TRADE-MARK AND COPYRIGHT LAW. XV.-A Section of the Association, to be known as the Section of Patent, Trade-Mark and Copyright Law,' is hereby established, which shall meet annually in connection with the meeting of the Association, but not during such hours as the Association is in session.
Its object shall be to discuss the subject of the law and practice relating to patents, trade-marks and copyrights. It may report to the Association; and matters relating to patents, trade-marks and copyrights may be referred to it.
The Proceedings of the Section may be published from time to time, at the discretion of the Executive Committee, and on the recommendation of the Committee on Publications.
All members of the Association who desire may enroll themselves as members of the Section.
The Section shall be organized by the appointment of a Chairman and Secretary by the Section, and a Chairman and Secretary shall be thereafter annually elected by the Section for the year commencing upon the final adjournment of its meeting.
COMPARATIVE LAW BUREAU.
XVI.-An auxiliary body of the Association, to be known as the Comparative Law Bureau, is hereby established, which shall meet annually in connection with the meeting of the Association, but not during such hours as the Association is in session.
2. Its objects shall be the presentation and discussion of methods whereby important laws of foreign nations affecting
* Amended August 30, 1899. * Adopted August 28, 1907.
the science of jurisprudence may be brought to the attention of American lawyers and institutions of learning, and become available in the general study of private law.
3. The membership of the Bureau shall consist of the members of this Association who are in good standing and such other bodies corporate or unincorporated associations and individuals as the Bureau may admit.
4. No dues or assessments shall be chargeable to individual members of this Association, but all others shall be subject to such as may be prescribed by the Bureau.
5. The Bureau shall be organized by the selection of a Director, Secretary and Treasurer who shall be members of this Association in good standing, and five managers at its first session, who with four members of this Association to be appointed by the President, shall compose a Board of Managers of twelve, which shall be renewed annually and have entire management and control of the Bureau and its affairs until its successors shall have been duly qualified by acceptance, subject to the advance direction and advice of this Association. The Bureau shall have power to adopt regulations for conducting its affairs in accordance with the purpose of its creation, but not in conflict with the Constitution, By-laws or any action or direction of this Association.
6. The financial liability of this Association concerning said Bureau shall be limited to such appropriations as may be made for it from time to time and shall cease in all respects with payment to the Treasurer of the Bureau of the amounts so appropriated.
7. The Board of Managers shall present to this Association an annual report in detail as to work and finances up to the preceding June first, which report shall be printed and distributed among the members fifteen days before the Annual Meeting of this Association, unless this requirement be waived for any particular year by the Executive Committee.
XVII. -A Section of the Association to be known as the Judicial Section is hereby established which shall meet annually
Adopted September 3, 1913.
in connection with the Association, but not during such hours as the Association is in session.
This Section is established for conference, discussion and interchange of ideas as to the duties and responsibilities of the judiciary. It may make recommendations to the Association which may be referred to a suitable committee. Proceedings of the Section may be published from time to time at the discretion of the Executive Committee and on the recommendation of the Committee on Publications.
All federal and state judges of courts of final appeal in the United States, or who have served as members of such courts, who are members of the American Bar Association may enroll themselves as members of this Section. Any person who has been a member of this Section shall be entitled to membership herein as long as he remains a member of this Association. If any court of final appeal is not represented by one or more of its members at any annual meeting of such Section, one representative appointed by any such court will be entitled to act as a member of such Section, with all the privileges of membership at such annual meeting. Any judge of any court of record of general jurisdiction in attendance at any annual meeting may be entitled to act as a member with all the privileges of membership at such annual meeting by, a two-thirds vote of the members present at such meeting.
This Section shall be organized by the appointment of a Chairman and Secretary at its first session held hereafter and a Chairman and Secretary shall thereafter be elected annually by the Section. It shall have power to appoint such committees and adopt such regulations as it may desire, but not in conflict with the Constitution, By-laws or any action or direction of this Association.
STANDING RULE.” At all meetings and dinners of the American Bar Association, the American flag shall be displayed, and the Executive Committee shall see that this rule is carried out.
* Amended October 21, 1914. Adopted August 31, 1906.
ASSISTANT SECRETARIES, W. THOMAS KEMP, 1416 Munsey Building, Baltimore, Md. GAYLORD LEE CLARK, 1416 Munsey Building, Baltimore, Md.
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, EX-OFFICIO
WILLIAM C. NIBLACK, Chicago, Ill. THE PRESIDENT,
SELDEN P. SPENCER, St. Louis, Mo. THE SECRETARY,
WILLIAM P. BYNUM, Greensboro, N. C THE TREASURER,
CHAPIN BROWN, Washington, D. C. PETER W. MELDRIM,
CHARLES N. POTTER, Cheyenne, Wyo.
CHARLES BLOOD SMITH, Topeka, Kans.
CHARLES M. HEPBURN, Bloomington, Ind., Secretary.
ROBERT H. PARKINSON, Chicago, Ill., Chairman.
COMPARATIVE LAW BUREAU.
ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN LAW SCHOOLS.
Nathan WILLIAM MACCHESNEY, Chicago, Ill., Vice-President.
OSCAR R. HUNDLEY. Birmingham. ALASKA TERRITORY. ..ROYAL A, GUNNISON.....
.JOHN J. HAWKINS. Prescott.
.Los Angeles. COLORADO PLATT ROGERS
WILLIAM A. WRIGHT.... New Haven. DELAWARE
.. DAVID T. MARVEL. Wilmington. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.. FREDERICK A. FENNING.. Washington. FLORIDA
WILLIAM A. BLOUNT... . Pensacola.
.T. A. HAMMOND....... Atlanta.
GEORGE T. PAGE.. Peoria. INDIANA
WILLIAM A. KETCHAM.. In napolis. IOWA
CHARLES A. DUDLEY....Des Moines. KANSAS
D. W. MULVANE. Topeka. KENTUCKY
.MAURICE KIRBY GORDON. Madisonville. LOUISIANA
ERNEST T. FLORANCE...New Orleans. MAINE
FRED V. MATTHEWS. .Portland.
.HOLLIS R. BAILEY. Cambridge. MICHIGAN
.JOHN B. CORLISS. .Detroit. MINNESOTA
ALFRED H. BRIGHT..... . Minneapolis. MISSISSIPPI
.B. E. EATON... ..Gulfport. MISSOURI
THOMAS H. REYNOLDS.. Kansas City. MONTANA
WILLIAM M. JOHNSTON. Billings. NEBRASKA
MATTHEW A. HALL.....Omaha. NEVADA
. HUGH H. BROWN.. . Tonopah. NEW HAMPSHIRE SAMUEL C. EASTMAN...Concord. NEW JERSEY
John S. MCMASTER. ....Jersey City. NEW MEXICO
WILLIAM C. REID....... Roswell. NEW YORK
Chas. THADDEUS TERRY. New York, NORTH CAROLINA CLEMENT MANLY Winston-Salem. NORTH DAKOTA
ANDREW A. BRUCE. . Bismarck.
ROBERT F. BLAIR. Wagoner.
HAMPTON L. CARSON... . Philadelphia.