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What’s In a Pronoun?

May 12, 2019 by Dan Anders California Judge Zeke Zeidler recently added the following to his email signature: “Pronouns: He/Him/His.” Here’s why inclusion of pronouns is a simple action that will help quicken acceptance of transgender and gender queer/non-binary individuals. While varying sexual orientations have gained broad acceptance,...

Judge John G. Dalton Honored by Open Door Health Center

May 1, 2019 (Daily Herald) Judge John G. Dalton was honored on May 4, 2019 by the Open Door Health Center of Illinois during its 18th annual All Things Chocolate Gala. An ardent community advocate, Judge Dalton has been recognized on local and state levels. "It is...

Judge Paula Hepner Honored

May 22, 2019 Retired New York Family Court Judge Paula Hepner has received the New York City Bar Association's prestigious Kathryn A. McDonald Award for excellence in service to the Family Court. McDonald, for whom the award is named, was Administrative Judge of the New York City...

Judge G. Helen Whitener Honored as 2019 Woman of the Year

March 27, 2019 Judge G. Helen Whitener has been honored by the Seattle University School of Law with its 2019 Woman of the Year Award. The Woman of the Year award recognizes an accomplished leader who is committed to women’s issues, and is a role model...

Judge Halee Weinstein Offers Veterans a Helping Hand

January 23, 2019 (Baltimore Jewish Times) By Susan C. Ingram On a recent Tuesday, a large courtroom at the Eastside District Court at North Avenue and Harford Road was busy with veterans, mentors and representatives from organizations such as the Red Cross and United Way—as well as...

New York Association of Lesbian and Gay Judges Holds Annual Dinner

January 17, 2019 The New York Association of Lesbian and Gay Judges held its annual dinner on January 17th at the Trinity Place Restaurant in lower Manhattan. Co-sponsored by the Richard C. Failla LGBTQ Commission of the New York State Courts, the dinner drew more than 50...