ACLU of Washington CLE: Incorporating Race Equity into Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Litigation, Part 2

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
WSBA Event ID #1172379, Approved for 2.0 Ethics Credits

Twyla Carter was the speaker for Part 1, on July 1, discussing how attorneys can weave race and culture into their litigation work to help tell the client's personal story. Part 2 explores how a race equity perspective can be applied in appellate and amicus briefs. Panelists will discuss cases involving amicus briefs and ACLU-WA cooperating attorneys, describing the role of race equity in developing briefs:
  • Salvador A. Mungia, Partner, Gordon Thomas Honeywell LLP
  • Daniel J. Shih, Partner, Susman Godfrey LLP
  • Lila Silverstein, Appellate Public Defender, Washington Appellate Project
  • Nancy Talner, Senior Staff Attorney, ACLU-WA
All attendees will be entered into a drawing for an ACLU of Washington prize package.
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We have long worked with volunteer cooperating attorneys to help protect and promote civil liberties throughout the state. The work available at any given time for volunteer cooperating attorneys varies quite a bit, but may include trial-level and appellate litigation, policy advocacy, research and consulting projects, legislation, and ordinance issues, speaking at CLEs or at know-your-rights events, drafting publications, and more.