Examples of ABA in a sentence
Analogous UNHCR and ABA Standards on DetentionStandards and guidelines released by the American Bar Association (ABA) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) over the last three years offer substantial support for a transformed immigrant detention system.
For example, the ABA provides a series of standards on access to religious services.
The ABA standards on criminal pre-trial release add community, victim and witness protection to the criteria governing release determinations.
The Misuse of Detention, Abusive Conditions and the Persistent Mistreatment of Vulnerable PopulationsThe ABA has called for better treatment not just of immigrant detainees, but of criminal defendants awaiting trial as well.
As the Leadership Conference for Civil Rights (LCCR) and ABA described in a 2004 report, detention leads to pervasive despair:The combination of physical isolation, substandard conditions at facilities, limited access to lawyers, and the lack of legal information demoralizes many detainees— some, even to the point that they give up their cases and agree to be deported rather than continue to be imprisoned.