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Race & Jury: How Bias and Prejudice Impact the Jury System

Greenberg Traurig is proud to sponsor the program, "Race & Jury: How Bias and Prejudice Impact the Jury System." Panelists will explore issues concerning race, bias, and diversity in connection with jury trials including a discussion on New Jersey’s new jury selection rules/attorney voir dire coming out of State v. Andujar and the commission convened by the New Jersey Supreme Court. The program is being hosted by:

  • Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey
  • Association of Black Women Lawyers of New Jersey
  • Garden State Bar Association
  • Hispanic Bar Association
  • New Jersey Muslim Lawyers Association
  • New Jersey Women Lawyers Association
  • The South Asian Bar Association of New Jersey

Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Ian Marx will moderate the panel. Panelists include:

  • Honorable Susan D. Wigenton, United States District Court Judge for the District of New Jersey
  • Philip R. Sellinger, United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey
  • Karen Thompson Senior Staff Attorney, ACLU-NJ
  • Dr. Maithilee Pathak, Partner, R&D Strategic Solutions

Reception following panel, space is limited. Registration is free. Greenberg Traurig will seek NY, NJ and PA CLE for this event. CLE is currently pending.