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Press Release 08.2.22

Judge Hanes Is Committed to the Rights of All People

WASHINGTON – Lena Zwarensteyn, senior director of the fair courts program at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement after the Senate confirmed Judge Elizabeth Hanes to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Press Release 07.28.22

Meta’s Racial Identification Data Survey Holds Promise

WASHINGTON – Maya Wiley, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement on Meta’s plan to determine whether its product works fairly across racial lines by surveying its Instagram users to voluntarily provide their race:

Press Release 07.19.22

Judge Childs Will Bring a Fair-Minded Approach to the D.C. Circuit

WASHINGTON – Lena Zwarensteyn, senior director of the fair courts program at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement after the Senate’s vote to confirm Judge J. Michelle Childs to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit:

Press Release 07.19.22

Maldonado Represents the Diversity Needed for a Fair Judiciary

WASHINGTON – Lena Zwarensteyn, senior director of the fair courts program at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement on the Senate’s vote to confirm Nancy Maldonado to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois:

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