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Pat Chew and Robert Kelley at the University of Seattle

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April 6, 2011

Professor Pat Chew and her co-researcher, Robert Kelley  of CMU, conducted a workshop for state and federal judges in Seattle, Washington, sponsored by the University of Seattle Law School and the Washington State Access to Justice Board on March 7.  The workshop was titled "A Conversation on Race and Judicial Appointments," and reviewed recent data on the diversity of the federal judiciary and empirical research on the relationship between the judges' race, the plaintiffs' race, and outcomes in racial harrasment cases.  The next day, Chew and Kelley presented in the "Influential Voices" speaker series at the law school on "Dear President Obama" with a presentation on the same topics.

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