Women’s History Month Event, Wednesday, March 7th (5pm – 7:30pm)

Please join us for this FREE event in honor of Women’s History Month that is being cosponsored by the Capital District Women’s Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the Gender Fairness Committee of the Third Judicial District, Albany Law School,  The Legal Project, and the Albany County Bar Association.  All are welcome to attend.   

What:       The Gender Gap and the Pursuit of Justice: Overcoming the Barriers

Major barriers facing women in the courts that will be discussed are poverty, immigration status, lack of security of employment, domestic violence and lack of child care.  As we enter Women’s History Month, we will explore all of the recent efforts that the courts have made to help respond to these obstacles and ideas for additional ways to enhance women’s access to justice.

When:      WEDNESDAY, March 7, 2012

Time:   5:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Where:    NYS Bar Association, One Elk Street, Albany, NY

Details:   Presented by Sarah Rogerson, Esq., Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Family Violence Litigation Clinic, Albany Law School.    Introduction by Hon. Christopher Cahill, Chair, Gender Fairness Committee of the Third Judicial District.  Reception with light refreshments by Four Corners Luncheonette to follow presentation.  Cost is free.   Questions, please contact: Ms. Rose Porter, The Legal Project at (518)435-1770 or rporter@legalproject.org

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