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Black History Month

A Salute to Black History Trailblazers

Sponsored by the Judicial Division

This program honors Black History Month with a discussion of the panelists’ pathways to the bench, obstacles, experiences, and successes. The discussion addresses the current state of racial diversity in the judiciary and the importance of representation in the field.

From the ABA Judicial Division's Standing Committee on Diversity in the Judiciary.



Hon. Ernestine Gray (ret.), Orleans Parish Juvenile Court

Hon. J. Michelle Childs, Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

Hon. Roger Gregory
, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit


Judicial Division