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From Public Defender to Supreme Court Justice – A Discussion with N. Carolina Supreme Court Justice
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When: 07/11/2018
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Where: Southwestern School of Law
Louis XVI Room
3050 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, California  90010
United States
Contact: LACBA

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From Public Defender to Supreme Court Justice – A Discussion with North Carolina Supreme Court Justice Cheri Beasley

Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Time:  6 – 8 p.m.
Location: Southwestern School of Law, Louis XVI Room, 3050 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010
Moderator: Hon. J. Andre Birotte, United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Central District of California
Cost: $15.00 (Donation to ABA)
0.75 Hours of CLE Credit Available
Light Hors d'oeuvres and Drinks
RSVP: Please e-mail

Come meet Justice Cheri Beasley, who is a trailblazer as one of a handful of women of color to sit on a state supreme court and one of a few who previously served as an assistant public defender.  The program will cover Justice Beasley's background, her path to the North Carolina Supreme Court, and her expertise on juvenile justice.  Attendees will be asked to contribute a nominal amount of $15, which would go towards the ABA Justice Fund (a 501(c)(3) non-profit).  The donations will support the work of the ABA's Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants (SCLAID), which explores ways to better improve the administration of justice as it affects low income populations.

Sponsors: Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section; Pacific Juvenile Defender Center; John M. Langston Bar Association; Asian Pacific American Bar Association

Community Sponsors:  American Bar Association; Mexican American Bar Association; Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles