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Criminal Justice Section: Women In Criminal Justice Committee

Criminal Justice Section:
Women In Criminal Justice Committee


About Us



Explores issues of concern to women attorneys (defense, prosecution, etc.), judges, other allied to the criminal justice field, and the needs of women as victims, witnesses and defendants. Promotes networking and career opportunities for women.


Goals

1. Increase the number of lawyers participating in the work of the

committee.

2. Conduct regular meetings (in-person and telephonic) to keep members informed

and interested.

3. Work with the other committees in the Criminal Justice Section and in other Section and Divisions to develop resolutions in this area.

4. Submit articles and practice tips to CJS Magazine, The State of

Criminal Justice and other Section publications.

5. Develop and support CLE programs during the year.

6. Foster a closer working relationship with the National Conference of Women's Bar Associations and other groups outside the ABA who are working on women's issues.

7. Respond to requests to evaluate resolutions and formulate our own resolutions pertinent to our issues.


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    Leadership

    Co-Chairs:

    Gallagher, Eileen
    Weaver, Pauline

    Committee Roster  


    Programs, Meetings and Events

    Section Events

      Securities Fraud 2014

      11/13/2014-11/14/2014
      Westin New Orleans Canal Place
      New Orleans

      Securities Fraud 2014

      Criminal Tax Fraud and Tax Controversy 2014

      12/10/2014-12/12/2014
      Wynn Las Vegas and Encore Hotel
      Las Vegas

      Criminal Tax Fraud and Tax Controversy 2014

      Gaming Law Minefield 2015

      02/12/2015-02/13/2015
      Green Valley Ranch Resort and Spa
      Henderson

      This program will discuss revolutionary legal, regulators, and ethical issues confronting both commercial and Native American gaming. Attendees will learn about global anti-corruption initiatives, Internet gaming, and the challenges faced by commerical and Native American


    Resources

    Modified by Kyo Suh on September 15, 2014

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