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American Bar Association

The 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.

Parliament Week

Parliament Week.

Parliament Week is an exciting new national initiative that aims to build greater awareness, understanding of and engagement with parliamentary democracy in the UK.

Runnymede Magna Carta Memorial

Magna Carta Memorial, Runnymede.

The American Bar Association's memorial marks the site where King John sealed the Magna Carta is situated at Runnymede Meadow, lies between Egham and Englefield Green. The John F Kennedy Memorial is also situated in the vicinity and the RAF memorial is at the top of the slope.

The British Library

The British Library, London.

The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and one of the world’s greatest libraries. Our collections include more than 150 million items, in over 400 languages, to which three million new items are added every year. We house books, magazines, manuscripts, maps, music scores, newspapers, patents, databases, philatelic items, prints and drawings and sound recordings.

The Magna Carta Trust

The Magna Carta Trust, Runnymede.

It was in October 1956 that senior representatives from the judiciary, church, various county and district councils, the English Speaking Union, The Pilgrims of Great Britain, The Royal Empire Society, The Victoria League, The Overseas League, The National Trust and all the High Commissioners came together to plan the Magna Carta Trust as successor to the Magna Carta Society.

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790 years ago, John,the King of England was having a little local difficulty with his barons. His attempts to defend his extensive dominions across the Channel, including Normandy and a considerable portion of western France, had been a disaster...

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