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2018-19 NCJW Why Courts Matter Events

Deb Chandler  | Published on 9/24/2018

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018: NCJW Sarasota-Manatee sponsoring a “Why Courts Matter: You be the Judge” presentation. This interactive presentation, allows participants to “judge” an actual case that has been tried in the federal courts. It provides participants with knowledge about the federal court system and makes them realize how important judicial appointments are. This event will use a separation of church and state case.

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018: NCJW Miami sponsoring a “Why Courts Matter: You be the Judge” presentation. This interactive presentation, allows participants to “judge” actual case that has been tried in the federal courts. It provides participants with knowledge about the federal court system and makes them realize how important judicial appointments are. This event will use a separation of church and state case. Lindsay Morris, NCJW Washington will be coming down to Miami to present.

Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018: NCJW Palm Beach (North and Central Palm Beach County) is sponsoring an event: “Do We Need A Miracle? The Federal Courts and the Second Amendment.” featuring Hannah Shearer, Esq. Staff Attorney & Second Amendment Litigation Director, Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, Greenacres, FL. We are bringing Hannah in from California for this event and hope to get a significant number of co-sponsors from groups working on gun violence.

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019: NCJW SE Altantic (located in South Palm Beach County) sponsoring a “Why Courts Matter: You be the Judge” presentation, using a reproductive rights case.