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Saturday, February 20 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Why Courts Matter

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No matter the issue — marriage equality, voting rights, employment discrimination, environmental regulation, health care, immigration — our federal judiciary plays an important role in the lives of hardworking Americans. Panelists will discuss how the courts can shape policy just as much, if not more, than the legislative branch, and how many judicial seats are vacant because of unprecedented obstruction in Washington. The backlog in the courts undermines our system of justice and makes it difficult for most Americans to have their cases heard in a timely manner. The panel will discuss what you can do to be sure the court vacancies are not only filled, but filled with diverse judges. 

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Christine Stone

Co-chair, Why Courts Matter PA


Saturday February 20, 2016 10:45am - 12:00pm
William Penn

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