Gender and Racial Fairness
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- Racial Fairness Task Forces and Reports
- Gender Fairness Task Forces and Reports
Arizona Judicial Council Commission on Minorities in the Judiciary Strategic Plan 2006-2008. Arizona Judicial Council Commission on Minorities, December 2006. This report outlines the Commission's goals and practices to provide equal justice for minorities in the Arizona court system.
Equitable Treatment of Minority Youth in the Arizona Juvenile Justice System—A Follow-up to the 1993 Equitable Treatment Report . Arizona Supreme Court Commission on Minorities, 2002.
Arizona Supreme Court Commission on Minorities—Progress Report . Arizona Supreme Court, Commission on Minorities in the Judicial Department, June 1994-May 1996. Progress report regarding the impact of racial and ethnic bias in the Arizona court system.
Final Report of the California Judicial Council Advisory Committee on Racial and Ethnic Bias in the Courts . Judicial Council of California, January 1997.
Fairness in the California State Courts: A Survey of the Public, Attorneys and Court Personnel—Final Report
California Judicial Council, Advisory Committee on Racial and Ethnic Fairness in the Courts, December 1993.
Access and Fairness in California Law Schools . A report on the focus group project of the Judicial Council of California's Access and Fairness Advisory Committee and the State Bar of California's Office of Legal Services, Access and Fairness Programs, February 2008.
Diversity in the Legal Profession Committee . Colorado Bar Association.
Indiana Supreme Court Commission on Race and Gender Fairness Executive Report and Recommendations Supreme Court of Indiana, 2002.
Interim Recommendation of the Indiana Supreme Court Commission on Race and Gender Fairness. Indiana Supreme Court, 2001. This report discusses the Commission's recommendation that the State of Indiana investigate the creation of a court interpreter program.
Bias Free Behavior in the Courts History. Michigan Courts. This pamphlet provides information regarding the history of providing racial and ethnic fairness in Michigan courts.
Report of the State Bar of Michigan Task Force on Racial/Ethnic and Gender Issues in the Courts and Legal Profession. Lansing: State Bar of Michigan (1998).
Summary Report on the Supreme Court’s Efforts to Implement Recommendations of the Citizens Commission to Improve Michigan Courts and the Race/Ethnic and Gender Issues Task Force. Michigan Supreme Court (1997). Report contains a summary of the efforts of the Michigan Supreme Court to implement recommendations made by the Citizens Commission and the Race/Ethnic and Gender Issues Task Force concerning the fairness and operation of Michigan Trial Courts.
The Nebraska Minority and Justice Task Force: Final Report . Lincoln: Nebraska, Supreme Court Minority and Justice Task Force, 2003.
The Report of the Ohio Commission on Racial Fairness: Final Report . Supreme Court of Ohio and the Ohio State Bar Association, Ohio Commission on Racial Fairness, 1999.
Racial and Ethnic Fairness in the Oregon Justice System. Oregon Judicial Department. This Web site will provide links to various state reports.
Report of the Oregon Supreme Court Task Force on Racial/Ethnic Issues in the Judicial System. Salem: Office of the State Court Administrator, Oregon Judicial Department (1994).
Final Report of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Committee on Race and Gender Bias in the Justice System (2003). This comprehensive report discusses gender bias in jury selection in chapter 3; perceptions and occurrences of racial, ethnic, and gender bias in the courtroom in chapter 9; and race and gender bias in the juvenile justice system in chapter 13.
A. Read, and S. Paoletti. Pennsylvania Supreme Court Committee on Racial and Gender Bias in the Justice System: Statement on Special Issues Affecting Non-English Speaking Litigants . Friends of Farm Workers Inc. (December 2000). Information about bias-related issues concerning non-English-speaking litigants.
Tennessee Supreme Court Commission on Racial and Ethnic Fairness: Final Report. Tennessee Supreme Court, Commission on Racial and Ethnic Fairness in the Courts (February 1997).
Commission Implementation Report . Utah Commission on Racial and Ethnic Fairness in the Criminal and Juvenile Justice System (March 2004).
Commission Implementation Report . Utah Commission on Racial and Ethnic Fairness in the Criminal and Juvenile Justice System (January 2003).Racial and Ethnic Fairness: Report on the State of the Criminal and Juvenile Justice System . Utah Judicial Council's Task Force on Racial and Ethnic Fairness in the Legal System (September 2000).
Washington State Minority and Justice Commission: Annual Reports 1994-2011. Washington State Minority and Justice Commission (1994-2011).
African-American Judges in State and Federal Court in the State of Washington. Washington State Minority and Justice Commission (October 26, 2008).
Final Report: Self-Audit for Gender and Racial Equity: A Survey of Washington Law Firms . Northwest Research Group Inc., 2001. Final report of results from a survey conducted by the Glass Ceiling Task Force on gender, race and ethnic bias.