Register for "Raising the Bar: Civil Rights, the New Jersey Supreme Court, and the ACLU"

Raising the Bar.

The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey will host "Raising the Bar: Civil Rights, the New Jersey Supreme Court, and the ACLU" on Tuesday, June 28, at 12:30 p.m. with opening remarks by the honorable retired New Jersey Supreme Court Justice Jaynee LaVecchia.

Raising the Bar: Civil Rights, the New Jersey Supreme Court, and the ACLU
Tuesday, June 28, 12:30 – 2 p.m.
Zoom webinar, details sent after registration.

The New Jersey Supreme Court is known for decisions that confront cutting-edge legal issues and rely on the strength of our state constitution's expansive view of civil rights and civil liberties. On June 28, the ACLU-NJ will bring together attorneys who have argued in recent and notable cases for a discussion on the state of civil rights at the state's highest court. You're invited – register today and join us for an event about the cases and legal issues that will shape the future of civil rights in our state.

Opening Remarks:
Retired New Jersey Supreme Court Justice Jaynee LaVecchia, Partner, McCarter & English, with remarks on judicial independence.

Panelists:

  • CJ Griffin, Partner & Director of the Stein Public Interest Center, Pashman Stein Walder Hayden, and Vice President of the ACLU-NJ Board of Trustees.
  • Lawrence S. Lustberg, Director of Commercial & Criminal Litigation, Gibbons P.C.
  • Alexander Shalom, Senior Supervising Attorney & Director of Supreme Court Advocacy, ACLU-NJ.
  • Karen Thompson, Senior Staff Attorney, ACLU-NJ.

Moderator:
Catherine Weiss, Partner & Chair of the Lowenstein Center for the Public Interest, Lowenstein Sandler.

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