US Virgin Islands Supporters Come Up Short at ABA Meeting
Bloomberg Law quoted President Greenberg on NYSBA’s resolution that was adopted by the American Bar Association. (may require subscription)
A proposal to seat the U.S. Virgin Islands in the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates this year failed on Monday, but a lengthy and vigorous debate over it was unexpected.
The delegates tied at 223 in a dramatic vote at their meeting in San Francisco, sending the measure to defeat with a two-thirds margin needed for passage.