Public Comment/Public Positions


The SDCBA is proud to be a representative and advocate for the legal profession and a champion of the justice system, and will consider taking a public position or providing comment when the issue educates/informs the public, and is in line with its mission/strategic framework and when such issues may impact:

• Administration of justice (including respect for the rule of law and the judicial branch)
• Diversity and inclusion in the profession
• Professionalism/ethics
• Civility
• Equal justice under the law/civil liberties
• Independence of the judiciary, including criticism of judges
• Constitutional rights that impact the justice system
 • Access to justice

For information about the SDCBA's Public Position Policy and how to submit a request, please click here

Request consideration of an issue:

Click here to request consideration of an issue for public position by the SDCBA.

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