February 2, 2017
WBA issues statement expressing concern with Executive Order: Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States

June 2010
WBA supports Solicitor General Elena Kagan, WBA's 2009 Woman Lawyer of the Year, for the position of Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court.

May 2009

WBA urged President Obama to appoint a woman to fill the Supreme Court vacancy that resulted from Justice Souter's retirement.

January 2009
WBA congratulated President Obama on his election and urged him to support DC voting representation in Congress and to look to qualified local jurists and attorneys when making appointments to Judges Appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

February 1988
WBA past president Janine Harris gives testimony at the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession hearing in Philadelphia, PA.