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Town Hall To Examine Perceptions Of Race, Ethnicity, Diversity In The Court

CHICAGO, – Fairness underlies both the legitimacy and the effectiveness of the justice system.  For lawyers and judges to believe that the system is fair is a prerequisite, but what about the public?  If the public lacks confidence, what judges and lawyers believe means little.

 

On Tuesday at “Perceptions of Justice: A Town Hall Dialogue on Color, Ethnicity and the Courts,” held in Washington, D.C., by the American Bar Association Judicial Division Lawyers Conference and the ABA Coalition for Justice, members of the legal profession, including judges, lawyers, court administrators, local leaders of diverse communities and the public, will talk, reflect and seek solutions to the divide between the reality and perception of fairness in the justice system.

 

What:               “Perceptions of Justice: A Town Hall Dialogue on Color, Ethnicity and the Courts.”

An ABA Judicial Division Lawyers Conference and Coalition for Justice program

 

Who:                Diverse members of the legal profession, including judges, lawyers, court

administrators, local leaders and the public.

Moderators:       Prof. F. Michael Higginbotham, University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore

                                                Judge Allen J. Webster Jr., Los Angeles County Superior Court, Compton, Calif.

 

When:              Tuesday, April 20

                        3 – 6:30 p.m.

 

Where:             Old Council Chambers

                       

One Judiciary Square

                       

441 4th Street, N.W.

                        Washington, D.C.

 

With nearly 400,000 members, the American Bar Association is the largest voluntary professional membership organization in the world.  As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.

 


 

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  Contact:            Dave Jaffe

Phone:              312-988-6139

E-Mail               jaffed@staff.abanet.org

 





American Bar Association, 321 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-7598 United States


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