The Law: A.B.A. on the Move

Whatever else they amounted to, the A.B.A.'s new guidelines were evidence that the organization, once considered rather immobile, is trying to move with the times. Among other instances, the delegates:

> Approved a $10,000 study of pre-paid legal insurance, which would provide for some legal expenses in much the same way that medical insurance covers doctors' fees.

> Agreed to take part in a $1.5 million tutoring and scholarship program, funded partly by the Office of Economic Opportunity, that is designed to encourage Negroes and other minority group students to go into the law.

> Ignored a report by a committee of...