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On October 14, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick will be honored with the BBA Beacon Award for Diversity & Inclusion at the Taj Boston. Governor Patrick will be honored for his groundbreaking work creating a more diverse judiciary in the state of Massachusetts. Learn More.
Providing a forum to discuss constitutional issues
The Supreme Court’s June DOMA decision, United States v. Windsor, set the stage for some exciting upcoming events from the Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Section.
On Tuesday, September 10th, join us for an in-depth CLE program where we will examine the tax implications of the recent changes to DOMA on Tuesday, September 10th. Click here for more information and to register now.
Also on the Docket…
Renowned journalist and author Joe Schlesinger will join us at the BBA for a moderated lecture followed by a reception on Monday, September 16th to speak about his career as a member of the foreign press covering international conflicts as well as his personal experiences having fled the Holocaust to Great Britain via kindertransport as a child. Don’t miss your opportunity to meet this remarkable man and to discuss the importance of humanitarian responses in times of crisis. Click here to RSVP.
Questions? Learn more on the Section webpage.
Introducing the 2013-2014 Section Co-Chairs
Angela C. McConney Scheepers
Massachusetts Division of
Administrative Law Appeals
Torres, Scammon & Day LLP
U.S. Dept of Education - Office of Civil Rights