IVP Supporter F. James Robinson, Jr. Inducted into Warren E. Burger Society

On November 15, 2018, Kansas attorney and NAWJ Informed Voters, Fair Judges Project supporter F. James “Jim” Robinson, Jr. was inducted into the National Center for State Courts’ Warren E. Burger Society. The Burger Society honors individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service and support to the National Center for State Courts. Through the NCSC Lawyer […]

Upcoming Event: Judicial Roundtable at National Press Club

IVP National Co-chair Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye of the California Supreme Court and NAWJ Judicial Independence Co-chairs Justice Barbara Pariente of Florida and Justice Robin Hudson of North Carolina will be participating in a judicial roundtable at theNational Press Club on December 13th. The presentation is part of a national, nonpartisan symposium offered by the  National Judicial College and will bring together the country’s […]

IVP Voter Outreach Sessions in California

On October 16th, 2018 more than 80 students, parents and residents attended the traveling workshop “Judge the Judges”. The panel made up of Justice Judith McConnell, Alvin Gomes of the San Diego Bar Association, Chief Deputy District Attorney Jerrilyn Malana, and Beryl Flom from San Diego League of Women Voters discussed how judges are appointed, […]

IVP in the Community

September 17, 2018 marked the 231st anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution. True to their mission of educating the public about the role of the judicial branch under the United States Constitution, the Informed Voters, Fair Judges Project of the National Association of Women Judges (IVP) hosted public education events for students in […]

Brennan Center Report: Who Pays for Judicial Races?

From the Brennan Center for Justice  Under the constitution, our courts are obliged to provide equal justice regardless of wealth, status, or political connections. But in a new report, the latest in the series The Politics of Judicial Elections, we found that the integrity of our state supreme courts is increasingly under threat from a […]