Why Courts Matter: Creating a Diverse and Representative Judiciary

CourtsMatterFlyer031114EventWhy Courts Matter:  Creating a Diverse and Representative Judiciary
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 • 7:00PM
Congregation Temple Sinai
6227 St. Charles Avenue NOLA
Moderated by MARÍA PABÓN LÓPEZ, Dean of Loyola College of Law

Louisiana Courts Matter, a coalition of local organizations, and an offshoot of a national coalition, is presenting a panel discussion entitled Why Courts Matter:  Creating a Diverse and Representative Judiciary.  On March 11, 2014, local author of Gender and Justice and Executive Director of the Newcomb College Institute, Sally Kenney, will join two national speakers, Terry O’Neill, President of the National Organization for Women, and Ellen Buchman, Vice-President of The Leadership Conference on Human and Civil Rights, to address the need for diversity in the federal courts.

SPONSORS:

National Council of Jewish Women • Planned Parenthood • Louisiana Progress • National Organization for Women • Tulane Law Students for Reproductive Justice • New Orleans Abortion Fund • Forum for Equality • Newcomb College Institute • Loyola College of Law • Tulane Law School • Independent Women’s Organization • American Association of University Women (Greater New Orleans) • League of Women Voters (Louisiana and New Orleans Chapters) • African American Minsters Counsel

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About Forum For Equality

The Forum For Equality is a statewide human rights organization dedicated to the establishment of a society free from discrimination and to the support of good government. We believe that the fastest and most efficient way to achieve these goals is to educate our communities and to constructively participate in the political process.
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