Conversations on Racial Justice

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Judging the Judiciary on Race

America’s judges confront the system’s culpability for racial injustice and mount a search for solutions

● Read the resolution unanimously adopted by the Conference of Chief Justices and Conference of State Court Administrators pledging action to eradicate systemic racism and make the courts fairer to people of color.

In the wake of the George Floyd killing and subsequent protests against police brutality and racial injustice, the NJC is convening the judiciary’s first national self-examination on the issue of racial injustice.

All judges and other justice system professionals are invited to participate in this series of free webinars that will feature prominent state supreme court justices, academics, prosecutors and defense counsel, even Hollywood figures responsible for how judges are portrayed in film.

The Model Code compels you to ensure equal justice. The point of this groundbreaking series is to ask what may be uncomfortable questions in the pursuit of ways to rid the justice system of racism.

Upcoming

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Past

A Conversation with the Washington Supreme Court About Racial Justice
Aired Thursday, August 27 

Racial Fairness and the Courts: A Discussion with the ABA President and the Chief Justices of Missouri and South Carolina and the Chief Judge of the District of Columbia
Aired Monday, August 31 

A Conversation About Artificial Intelligence, Fairness and the Criminal Justice System
Aired Tuesday, September 1 

Justice System Reform Ideas from Law School Deans and Jurists to Improve Public Trust and Confidence
Aired October 7, 2020  

Racial Fairness and the Courts: The Role of the Judge in Achieving Racial Justice in the Time of Racial Turmoil
Aired November 18, 2020 |

Race, Federal Indian Policy and Access to Water
Aired November 19, 2020 

Racial Fairness and the Courts: A Conversation on Reforming the Criminal and Civil Justice System to Overcome Systemic Racism
Aired December 2, 2020



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