The program is a part of a larger series focused on challenges to judges and lawyers around the globe. American Bar Association International Human Rights Committee has held such teleconference programs on China, Turkey, Pakistan and plans next to hold a program on the situation in Colombia next month.
This program was focued on the current judicial situation in Poland and was co-sponsored by the JLS. The President of ABA Judy Perry Martinez made a special appearance.
Judy Perry Martinez, President ABA
Judge Monika Frackowiak, District Court Judge, Poznan, Poland
Melissa Hooper, Director, Human Rights First
Mikolaj Pietrzak, Dean of the Warsaw Bar Association and former Chair of the Human Rights Commission of the Polish Bar Council
Dr. Elizabeth Zechenter, Social scientist, US attorney, president Jagiellonian Law Society
Sara Sandford, Immediate Past Co-Chair, International Human Rights Committee