American Bar Association
The American Bar Association is the largest voluntary professional association in the world. With nearly 400,000 members, the ABA provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public.
Australian Magna Carta Committee
The Magna Carta Committee of Australia was established in 2009 by a small group of Australians whose aim is to recognise the continuing significance of Magna Carta to Australia.
Australia is one of only two countries outside of the United Kingdom to own a copy of the Magna Carta. Originally sealed at Runnymede in 1215, Magna Carta was finally adopted as English law in 1297 and represents the basis of the common law of many countries, including Australia.
The Commonwealth Society
The Royal Commonwealth Society is an international education charity. With a remit to promote international understanding across the Commonwealth, especially among young people, the RCS has an impressive portfolio of charitable activities.
National Society of Dames and Barons
Descendents of the 17 barons who left issue out of the 25, circa 15,000 are in America and some 2,000 are in other many countries throughout the World.
The Pilgrims Society
The Pilgrims' Society of Great Britain and its sister society the Pilgrims of the United States are the two oldest and most prestigious Anglo-American organisations on both sides of the Atlantic. Over more than a century the Pilgrims have played a very important role in cementing good relations between the two countries and have acted as one of the principal custodians of what has come to be known as the Special Relationship.
Baronial Order of Magna Charta
The Baronial Order of Magna Charta (BOMC) was founded in 1898 as The Baronial Order of Runnymede during the flowering of scholarly and popular interest in the history and development of the Anglo-Saxon people that characterized the final decades of Queen Victoria's reign.
For over a century BOMC has been a leading proponent organization whose purpose is the promulgation and support of the principles set forth in that world-pervasive document the Magna Carta.
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