COURT SYMPOSIUM TO FOCUS ON RACIAL AND ETHNIC FAIRNESS
IN THE TRIAL COURT
“Reflecting Back and Moving Forward:
Ensuring Racial & Ethnic
Fairness in the Massachusetts Trial Court”
The Supreme Judicial Court and the Administrative Office of the Trial are hosting a Symposium to reflect on the courts’ accomplishments since the 1994 release of the Report, Equal Justice: Eliminating the Barriers, and to discuss current issues in an effort to ensure racial and ethnic fairness in the courts. Issues for discussion will focus on employment, interpreter services, jury, and sentencing with the purpose of proposing strategies to address those issues. Panel participants will include members of the Trial Court’s Race and Ethnic Advisory Board.
Tuesday, May 23, 2006
12:30 — 4:45 p.m.
John Adams Courthouse — Social Law Library
Special Collections Reading Room, 4th floor
One Pemberton Square
Professor Charles J. Ogletree, Jr.
Jesse Climenko Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
Director, Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice