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FIRST DAY'S PROCEEDINGS.
ATLANTA, GA., August 3d, 1887. The Georgia Bar Association met in Fulton Superior Court-room at 10 o'clock A, M., and was called to order by the President, Hon. Clifford Anderson.
The President: Gentlemen of the Bar Association: The hour has arrived, and the meeting of the Association will be opened, and I now call the meeting to order.
Mr. W. R. Hammond : Mr. President, I learn that our distinguished visitor, Judge Cooley, is in the city, and I move that a committee of three be appointed to visit him and request him to attend the session of the Bar Association.
The motion was carried.
, Major Bacon and Captain Mercer to act upon that committee.
The President here read his annual address. (See Appendix.)
The President: The next business in order is the report of the Executive Committee, of which Judge Marshall J. Clarke is chairman.
Mr. Dessau : Mr. President, I have been requested by the chairman of the committee to make a report for him. The programme, as provided by the Executive Committee of the Bar Association, is as follows for the morning session and for to-day:
MORNING SESSION, 10 A, M.
Address by the President, Hon. Clifford A
2. Report of Executive Committee, Judge Ma J. Clarke, chairman.
3. Report of the Treasurer. 4.
Election of members. 5. Paper by John W. Akin. Subject, “The Judge.
6. Reports of standing committees.
(a). On jurisprudence and law reform, Judge M. Reese, chairman.
(b). On legal administration, etc., Hon. J. Black, chairman.
(C). On legal education, etc., Hon. George A. N chairman.
(d). On grievances, Hon. L. F. Garrard, cha (e). On memorials, Hon. J. H. Lumpkin, cha
AFTERNOON SESSION, 4 P. M.
Election of officers.
Paper by Hon. I. E. Shumate. 3. Reports of special committees. (a). On legal ethics, Hon. Julius Brown, chai
(b). On legislation recommended by Asso Judge W. R. Hammond, chairman.
(c). On prize essay.
NIGHT SESSION, 8 P. M.
Address by Hon. T. M. Cooley, of Michigan ject, “The Uncertainty of the Law.”
All the sessions will be in this room. The E Committee begs leave also to submit in its repor