American Bar Association
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.


1. Complete the set-up of the Mentoring Project by recruiting CJS members to serve as mentors and advertising the Project.

2. Conduct a ‘meet and greet’ at the Spring Meeting in Albuquerque to promote interest in the Mentoring Project.

3. Submit an article on the project for the newsletter.

4. Start working on issues dealing with incarcerated women and the disproportionate impact that jail has on their lives.

Books From Our Committee

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    Howe-Gebers, Gwen
    Laroche, Carla
    Loranger, Eileen
    Weaver, Pauline

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    Programs, Meetings and Events

    Section Events

      Key Issues in SEC Enforcement


      The event will be held on 10/28/2016. The format is Web. The event sponsor(s) are Center for Professional Development,Criminal Justice Section. The event has 1.50 CLE Credits .

      Ninth Annual CJS Fall Institute

      Loews Madison Hotel

      The CLE program is free but you must register in advance to attend. Awards Luncheon tickets must be purchased. They are $75 per ticket. Please click on the register now button and you will be given the option to ADD-ON a ticket. Ninth Annual CJS Fall Institute November ...

      First Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Mock Trial Institute

      Texas Southern University

      Value Pass subscribers save 25% on Institute registration! Use code VPINST at time of purchase. As the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities Exchange Commission have increased their scrutiny of transnational business activities, and are actively coordinating with the foreign counterparts, ...


    Modified by Kyo Suh on October 5, 2015

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