League, Library To Present Program On Courts

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UNION—The League of Women Voters of the Union Area will join the Union Public Library in sponsoring a program on “Justice at Stake: Protecting an Independent and Impartial Judiciary” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, in the library, 1980 Morris Ave.

The speaker will be Adam Skaggs, who is with the Democracy Program of the Brennan Center for Justice at the New York University School of Law.

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A summa cum laude graduate of the Brooklyn Law School, where he was a member of the Brooklyn Law Review, he also holds a master of science degree in urban affairs from Hunter College of the City University of New York. His bachelor’s degree, awarded with distinction, is from Swarthmore College.

Skaggs has clerked for Judge Stanley Marcus of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and Chief Judge Edward Korman of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Before joining the Brennan Center, he was a litigation associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.

The Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law is a non-partisan public policy and law institute. It describes its work as ranging from voting rights to redistricting reform, from access to the courts to presidential power in the fight against terrorism.

The program at the library is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
Additional information is available by calling the Reference Department at 1-908-851-5452

The Union Area League, a non-partisan organization, is comprised of the former Union, Cranford and Linden Leagues. Its membership is open to all interested persons, men as well as women. Anyone interested in further information on the League may call 1-908-925-9784 or visit www.lwvnj.org.


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