Broadening the Bench: Judicial Nominations and Professional Diversity
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The Brennan Center is co-sponsoring a discussion on the need for professional diversity for judicial nominees and sitting judges on February 6 in Washington, D.C. Senator Elizabeth Warren (MA – D) will deliver the keynote address followed by a panel discussion that includes Judge Nancy Gertner (Ret.) and Sherrilyn Ifill, President of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Nan Aron, President of The Alliance for Justice, will moderate.
9:00 a.m. Doors open
9:30 a.m. Event starts
(Please arrive early to allow time for security)
US Capitol Visitor Center
First St SE, Washington, DC
(Closest metro: Union Station, Capitol South, or Federal Center SW)
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For those outside the D.C. area, we are seeking approval to webcast this event. Click here if you are interested in watching a webcast version of the program.
This event is cosponsored by the American Association for Justice, American Constitution Society for Law and Policy, Brennan Center for Justice, Defenders of Wildlife, Earthjustice, Justice at Stake, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, National Employment Lawyers Association, National Council of Jewish Women, and People for the American Way Foundation.