Monday, March 1, 2010

Gender equity panel speaks to paralegal studies students

Justice Dana Fabe of the Alaska Supreme Court, attorney Jason Brandeis of the Alaska Public Offices Commission, attorney Marla Greenstein of the Alaska Commission on Judicial Conduct, and paralegal B.J. Baker of the Fort Richardson U.S. Army Judge Advocate General Corps (JAG) Environmental Section/Civil Law Division (panel pictured above left to right) spoke Tuesday, February 23, 2010 to about 40 UAA Justice Center students.

The panel discussed bias, gender issues associated with legal ethics and courtroom behaviors, legal standards applicable to discrimination claims, and the role of gender in various justice system professions. Professor Deborah Periman, Justice Center faculty, was the campus facilitator.