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The Impact of Franklin H. Williams' Legacy: Then, Today, Tomorrow

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April 29, 2021


Westchester County Bar Association


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“A Bridge to Justice: The Life of Franklin H. Williams” is a documentary that explores the life of Franklin Williams, civil rights leader, lawyer, diplomat, and organizer of the Peace Corps. The documentary, narrated by Sterling K. Brown, includes archival Oval Office audio of President Lyndon Johnson and then-Solicitor General Thurgood Marshall discussing Williams along with insightful interviews with former Chief Judges Sol Wachtler and Jonathan Lippman.

After the documentary, Honorable Edwina Richardson-Mendelson, Deputy Chief Administrative Judge; Honorable Kathie E. Davidson, Administrative Judge, 9th Judicial District; Dr. Betty L. Campbell, Commissioner of Jurors, Westchester County, and Sharon G. Matthie, Esq., Alternative Dispute Resolution Coordinator, 9th Judicial District, will discuss the work being done by the New York State Court and Franklin H. Williams Judicial Commission. The Commission, which is celebrating its thirtieth anniversary this year, promotes racial and ethnic fairness in New York courts.

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Sharon Matthie, Esq.
Alternative Dispute Resolution Coordinator - 9th Judicial District

Sharon Matthie, Esq., is the President of the Westchester Black Bar Association, and has served as a board member since 2014.... Read More

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