Language Barriers to Justice

This panel will investigate language barriers in the justice system from multiple angles and perspectives. Generally, what does it mean to have an English language justice system in California when non-English speakers will be the majority by 2050? And, more technically, how do language barriers actually play out in trial and negotiation? Bringing together judges, litigators, […]

Keynote Address

This year, Shaking the Foundations is excited to invite Nina Perales to deliver the keynote address. Nina Perales is the Vice President of Litigation for the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF). In that role, Ms. Perales has advocated relentlessly on behalf of minority and immigrant communities. Ms. Perales is best known for her voting […]

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