Mideast - Feb. 7, 2007

A delegation of Middle Eastern judges, lawyers, law professors, legal scholars and ministry of justice representatives met with Chancellor Jane L. Dalton, Chancellor-Elect A. Michael Pratt and Association Executive Director Kenneth Shear on Feb. 7 at Bar Association offices. The delegates, representing Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Gaza, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Tunisia and Yemen, toured the U.S. to learn about the Rule of Law, from the principles of judicial independence to court management. The visit was part of the State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program. (Photos by Jeff Lyons.)