Spring 2003

Members in the News

Former Civil Rights and Equal Opportunity Committee Chair Margaret Burnham wrote an article in the Feb. 25, 2003, edition of The Jurist entitled, "War Powers: Towards Unchecked Executive Authority?"

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Vice Chair Richard Clarkson received the ABA Section of Litigation's John Minor Wisdom Public Service and Professionalism Award at its 2003 spring meeting.

Women's Rights Committee Co-chair Julia L. Ernst appeared on Public Radio International's "The World" on Mar. 5, 2003, during a segment on the Bush administration's announcement that it would apply the Mexico City "gag rule" policy to international AIDS funding.

Council Member John D. Payton defended the University of Michigan's undergraduate admissions policies in the case of Gratz v. Bollinger before the U. S. Supreme Court on Apr. 1, 2003.

Former Section Delegate and Council Member Estelle H. Rogers was selected as an Advocacy Legal Specialist for the ABA's Central and East European Law Initiative (CEELI). Estelle will be based in Moscow for one year beginning in September.

Past Section Chair Marna S. Tucker has been named by the Chief Justice of the United States to serve as the new chair of the Federal Judicial Center Foundation board.

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