14Jun 6, 2002
Third Annual Awards Dinner
Ms. Demeo talked about immigration, voting rights, and fighting terrorism without impairing civil rights. Judge Gonzales delivered the keynote address. Topics included President ...
27Oct 5, 1999
Judicial Appointments of Women & Minorities
Congressional leaders and activists talked to reporters about the Republican Senate leadership’s decision to block a vote on the floor on confirmation of two judges to the Ninth Circuit Court ...
92Jul 20, 1998
Race and Ethnicity
Panelist discussed the trend in American society to dicriminate on the basis of ethnicity as well as race. They focused on how language and culture are being used to discriminate against the ...
111Jan 19, 1997
Racism in the U.S.
Mr. Lerman introduced the lecture series commemorating the presidential Inauguration, “Looking Ahead at the 21st Century.” Professor West talked about racism and prejudice and how ...
7Jan 19, 1997
Civil Rights Issues
As part of a lecture series commemorating the presidential Inauguration, “Looking Ahead at the 21st Century,” Ms. Hernandez talked about her life and about the efforts of her ...
7Aug 6, 1996
U.S. Democracy and the Latino Community
Ms. Hernandez spoke about the role of the Latino community in the U.S. political system and its growing visibility in U.S. society. She also touched on several topics in which the Latino ...
29Apr 18, 1996
Bilingual Voting Requirements Repeal
The subcommittee heard testimony from members of Congress, legal experts and others on H.R. 351, a proposal to repeal current laws mandating that all registration and voting materials be printed in ...
8Jul 14, 1995
Affirmative Action Review
After meeting with President Clinton, representatives of several groups talked to reporters about the results of the discussion over affirmative action.
9Apr 5, 1995
Race in America
Mr. Page moderated a forum on racial discrimination and minority opportunity in the U.S.
23Mar 30, 1994
Racial Issues and the Justice System
Participants discussed the role of race in the American judicial system and their experiences with racism. They recommended methods that might be used to correct these inequalities and control ...
27Jul 22, 1992
Hispanic Demographics & the Political Process
The forum focused on how to increase the number of Hispanic elected officials in the United States. The discussion also focused on how to translate the Hispanic community’s growing ...
56Sep 19, 1991
Thomas Confirmation Hearing Day 7, Part 6
Representatives of civil rights organizations opposed the confirmation of Judge Thomas. Mr. Buchanan felt that Judge Thomas was hostile to Supreme Court precedents and to the U.S. ...
56Sep 18, 1990
Souter Confirmation Day 4, Part 3
Leaders of civil rights groups opposed Judge Souter’s confirmation.
118Dec 16, 1987
Kennedy Nomination Day 3, Part 4
The committee concluded hearings on the nomination of Anthony M. Kennedy to be associate justice of the Supreme Court. Martinez and Hernandez did not formally oppose the nomination but have ...