Recorded June 30, 2023
Sponsored by NAWJ's LGBTQ+ and Judicial Education Committees, the ABA Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Commission, and the ABA Judicial Division, this program will help judges understand the impacts of legislation affecting LGBTQ+ people around the country as well as address issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity and expression (SOGIE) that may arise in courthouse settings. Speakers will discuss recent state laws limiting the rights of LGBTQ+ people. Speakers will provide best practices to ensure a welcoming and inclusive courthouse environment for all people, including LGBTQ+ people. A recent travel advisory will also be discussed.
Kylar Broadus, Esq., Pioneer Transgender Male, Civil Rights Attorney, Activist, ABA Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Commissioner
Jodi Cleesattle, Senior Assistant Attorney General, California Department of Justice
Hon. Vickie Henry, Associate Justice, Massachusetts Appeals Court
Cynthia Cheng-Wun Weaver, Senior Director of Litigation, Human Rights Campaign Foundation
Hon. Ann Breen-Greco (Moderator), Administrative Law Judge, Attorney Mediator, Arbitrator
Jon Harris Maurer, Public Policy Director of Equality Florida