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Sunday, March 18 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
"Justice, Justice Shall You Pursue": Judges, Courts, Partiality and Due Justice

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We are instructed as Jews in many of our teachings to pursue justice. Working in the courts, the panelists have the opportunity every day to engage in that pursuit. They will discuss the connection between partiality, money, and fairness in the courts as explored in our Jewish teachings. The panelists explore some of the initiatives underway to ensure accountability around civil rights violations, criminal courts, and corruption in Orleans Parish.  The discussion will also center on the Noahide Laws and how these laws relate to and influence the work of the panelists.

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Simone Levine

In August 2015, Simone Levine became the executive director of Court Watch NOLA, a volunteer-based nonprofit organization that monitors New Orleans criminal courts. She came to Court Watch NOLA right after serving as the Deputy Police Monitor in the New Orleans Office of the Independent... Read More →
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David Howard Sinkman

David Howard Sinkman is the Civil Rights Coordinator and an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana. David received a JD degree and a Certificate in Refugee Studies from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was a member of the law school’s asylum... Read More →

Sunday March 18, 2018 11:30am - 12:30pm CDT
Library, JCC