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The Elena Kagan Nomination and the Impact of the Supreme Court of the Latino Community

LULAC CONVENTION
July 16, 2010
Convention Center, Albuquerque, NM

  • The Honorable Hector Balderas, State Auditor, State of New Mexico
  • The Honorable Manuel I. Arrieta, District Judge, Third Judicial District Court, Division I
  • Ray Velarde, Legal Counsel, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
  • Laura Gomez, Professor, University of New Mexico, School of Law
  • Liz Lopez, Vice President of External Affairs, Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA)
  • James Ferg-Cadima, Washington DC Regional Counsel, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)

The Elena Kagan Nomination and the Impact of the Supreme Court on the Latino Community

NCLR CONFERENCE
July 13, 2010
Grand Hyatt Hotel, San Antonio, Texas

  • The Honorable Trey Martinez Fischer, State Representative, Texas House of Representatives
  • The Honorable Leticia Van de Putte, State Senator, Texas State Senate
  • The Honorable Delia Garcia, State Representative, Kansas House of Representatives
  • Liz Lopez, Vice President of External Affairs, Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA)
  • Nayantara Mehta, Senior Counsel, Alliance for Justice (AFJ)
  • Reynaldo Valencia, Associate Dean and Professor of Law, St. Mary's University School of Law

The Elena Kagan Nomination and the Impact of the Supreme Court on the Latino Community

NALEO CONFERENCE
June 25, 2010
Sheraton Downtown Hotel, Denver, Colorado

  • The Honorable Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez, Secretary of State, New York State Department
  • Maria Cardona, Founding Member, Hispanics for a Fair Judiciary (HFJ)
  • Ellen Buchman, Vice President for Field Operations, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (LCCR)
  • James Ferg-Cadima, DC Regional Counsel, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)
  • Melissa Hart, Professor, University of Colorado at Boulder Law School

The Elena Kagan Nomination and the Impact of the Supreme Court on the Latino Community

CAPITOL HILL
June 22, 2010
U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, DC

  • The Honorable Linda Sánchez, Congresswoman, U.S. House of Representatives
  • James Ferg-Cadima, DC Regional Counsel, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)
  • Maria Cardona, Founding Member, Hispanics for a Fair Judiciary (HFJ)
  • Nancy Zirkin, Executive Vice President for Policy, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

A Discussion on the Nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court of the United States

July 23, 2009
University of Texas, San Antonio (Downtown Campus)

  • Norma Cantú, Professor of Law and Education, University of Texas at Austin
  • Luis Figueroa, Legislative Staff Attorney, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)
  • The Honorable Trey Martinez Fischer, State Representative, Texas House of Representatives
  • Rosa Rosales, National President, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
  • Reynaldo Valencia, Associate Dean and Professor of Law, St. Mary's University School of Law

Event Co-Sponsors:

  • Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)
  • UTSA Institute for Law and Public Affairs (ILPA)

A Discussion on the Nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court of the United States

July 8, 2009
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

  • Chelsie Campbell, Board Member, Latin Chamber of Commerce, Nevada
  • Honorable Catherine Cortez Masto, Attorney General, State of Nevada
  • Sylvia Lazos, Professor of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
  • Felipe Ortiz, Past National President, National Latino Peace Officer Association (NLPOA)
  • Launce Rake, Communications Director, Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada (PLAN)
  • Marco Rauda, Nevada State Director, Democracia Ahora
  • John White, Dean, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law

Event Co-Sponsor:

  • Democracia U.S.A.

A Discussion on the Nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court of the United States

NALEO CONFERENCE
June 26, 2009
Renaissance Hollywood Hotel, Hollywood, California

  • The Honorable Delia Garcia, State Representative, State of Kansas House of Representatives
  • Dolores Huerta, President, Dolores Huerta Foundation
  • The Honorable Carlos Moreno, Associate Justice, California State Supreme Court
  • Nancy Ramirez, Western Regional Counsel, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)
  • Tom Saenz, Counsel to Mayor Villaraigosa, City of Los Angeles
  • Gabriel Sandoval, President, Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA), Southern California Region

Event Co-Sponsors:

  • Hispanic National Bar Association, Southern California Region
  • Mexican American Bar Association of Los Angeles County (MABA)
  • Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)

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