12 Fam. L. Newsl. 1 (1970-1972)

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Family Day, USA Resolution
Passes ABA House of Delegates
The American Bar Association's House of Delegates passed the
resolution proposed by the Family Law Section, for the
establishment of a Family Day, USA, on August 11, 1970. The
resolution reads as follows:
BE IT RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association,
urges the PROCLAMATION by the President of the
United  States enacting a National Annual Holiday
Observance, entitled FAMILY DAY USA having among
its purposes the goal of focusing spotlight upon the merit,
the worth, and the contribution of the ideal family and its
members in building and motivating our Nation toward
new emphasis and revitalization of this basic unit of
society with new definitions and recognitions of rights and
responsibilities of the family and its members in promoting
constructive influences of togetherness under family rules
for peaceful pursuits of happiness in the neighborhoods,
communities, towns, and cities of this entire country in
concentrated effort toward greater respect for rules within
the family unit as the launching pad toward individual
dignity, self-discipline, and greater respect for law and
order in the home, the school, the community, the Nation
and the world.
New Officers of
Family Law Section
New officers of the Family Law Section were elected at the
annual meeting in St. Louis. Elected as Chairman was Felix
Infausto, of Albany, New York; Chairman-Elect, Jacob L.
Issacs of New York City; Vice-Chairman, Ralph Podell of
Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and Secretary, Arnold Gibbs of Baton
Rouge, Louisiana.

The
Family Law
Newsletter
(W   (formerly The Family Lawyer)

Elected to the Council for four year terms were Norman
Kalcheim of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Ruth Gentry
Talley of Bogalusa, Louisiana. Elected to a two year term to
fill out Ralph Podell's position on the Council was Doris
Jonas Freed.

Section Chairman Neva B. Talley, as presiding officer of the Annual
Convention sessions, introducing Section Secretary Arnold J. Gibbs, of
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and the originator of the FAMILY DAY LISA
concept. His resolution was adopted as the AMERICAN BAR
ASSOCIATION'S recommendation to the President of the United
States urging a Presidential PROCLAMATION of an ANNUAL
HOLIDAY OBSERVANCE, to be entitled FAMILY DAY USA for
the purpose of motivating our Nation toward new emphasis and
revitalization of this basic unit of society with new definitions and
recognitions of rights and responsibilities of the family and its members
in promoting constructive influences of togetherness toward individuai
dignity, self-discipline, and greater respect for law and order in the
home, the school, the community, the Nation and the world!

Vol. Xll No. 1
October 1970
Whole No. 40
Section of
Family Law
American Bar Association

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