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Judicial Commission on Minorities hosts conference

The Franklin H. Williams Judicial Commission on Minorities is set to host a conference “Race, Law and the Courts: Framing the Discussion for a Post Racial America” today in Manhattan.

Attendees will include leaders from the court system, local and national media figures, professors of law and prominent members of the legal community, gathering to discuss the relevance of race in America and its impact on the courts, the legal system and the community.

New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman, Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau and Franklin H. Williams Judicial Commission on Minorities Chairwoman Hon. Rose H. Sconiers, Appellate Division, Fourth Department, were scheduled to speak. The keynote address is to be delivered by CNN political contributor and Democratic political strategist Donna Brazile.