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Criminal Litigation Section

The Criminal Litigation Section meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. at the ACBA Conference Center, City-County Building, Academy Room.

This Section shall promote the administration of justice in criminal courts in the United States, and in particular Allegheny County, develop and encourage high ethical standards of practice in the administration of criminal justice, and promote social and professional relations and cooperation for the benefit of the legal profession and of the public among the lawyers of Allegheny County who engage in criminal trial practice. In addition, it shall consider criminal law rules and procedure, shall promote their fair and just administration, shall study and report upon proposed, necessary, and desirable legislation, and shall promote legal education to members of the bar and the public on problems of criminal law rules and procedure by sponsoring meetings, institutes, and conferences, as well as preparing and publishing legal writings in these fields.

ACBA Liaison: Dorie L. Schnippert, 412-402-6610

Section Council members

Current by-laws