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.

Our upcoming meetings are:
-Tuesday, April 11th at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Eastern Time (Conference call);

-Saturday, May 6th at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm Mountain Time (Criminal Justice Section Spring Meeting- in person and call-in access)


(1) Outreach to and more participation from Committee members;

(2) Continue the growth of the Women in Criminal Justice Meet and Greets; and

(3) Offer programming that highlights the involvement of women in criminal justice.

Join Us



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

Committee Roster  

Programs, Meetings and Events

Section Events

    Combating Bias and Increasing Inclusion in the Legal Profession


    The event will be held on 03/28/2017. The format is Web. The event sponsor(s) are Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity,Commission on Homelessness and Poverty,Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs,Commission on Law and Aging,Commission on Disability Rights,Center for Professional Development,Criminal Justice Section,Commission on Women In the Profession,Section of Dispute Resolution,Law Practice Division,Section of Family Law,Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division,Center for Human Rights,Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice,Section of Legal Edu. The event has 1.50 CLE Credits .

    CJS and PwC Hong Kong: Investigations & Compliance Conference


    Global Investigations and Compliance: From Regulatory Trends to Leveraging Innovation and Technology APRIL 5, 2017 Event Location : PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting Hong Kong Ltd. 21/F Edinburgh Tower, The Landmark 15 Queen's Road Central Central Hong Kong, Hong Kong, ...

    Hate Violence is Spiking in America - An ABA CJS Program


    Hate Violence is Spiking in America: How Congress and the Legal Community Are Responding America has seen a striking rise in hate crimes over the last six months, primarily against the Muslim, Jewish, and Sikh communities. Individuals have been harassed, physically assaulted, ...


Modified by Carla Laroche on February 16, 2017

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