"ACCESS and JUSTICE for ALL" - The importance of fair and impartial courts and the role of diversity in enhancing the legitimacy of our legal system. Newly appointed Washington State Supreme Court Justice Steven Gonzalez will be a keynote speaker and serve on a panel to discuss challenges the state and local court systems face in terms of diversity, fair elections and budget restraints.
Washington State Supreme Court Justice Steven Gonzalez
King County Superior Court Judge Deborah D. Fleck
Whatcom County Superior Court Judge Charles A. Snyder
Chief Judge, Nooksack Indian Tribe Raquel Montoya-Lewis
Forum to be moderated by Robbi Ferron, LWV of Bellingham/Whatcom County member,
Sponsored by funding from the League of Women Voters Education Fund and a grant from the Transparency and Integrity Fund of the Open Society Foundations