About the Consortium

We are committed to:
Encouraging the highest courts of each state to create commissions to examine the treatment accorded minorities in their courts;
Sharing the collective knowledge of task forces and commissions with courts, law enforcement, and the community;
Providing technical assistance and expertise to commissions, task forces, and other interested organizations and individuals on the subject of racial and ethnic fairness.
More about our mission.

2016 Conference Theme

National Consortium on Racial and Ethnic Fairness in the Courts
  • New resolution honors Honorable Charles Z. Smith The latest resolution passed by the National Consortium gives gratitude for Justice Charles Z. Smith for his distinguished service. read more
  • Lack of Minorities Practicing Law The disparity between the proportion of minority persons in the legal profession and minority populations in the US is stark. What are some of the causes for this disparity? read more

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