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Gender Fairness Implementation Committee

Gender Fairness Implementation Committee
Bismarck, ND
October 7, 2002

9:00 a.m. Call to Order

Consideration of January 25, 2002 Minutes- Attachment B (September 14, 2002)

9:05 a.m. Legal Education Programs on Gender-related Issues

- Discussion with Christine Hogan, Executive Director, State Bar Association

9:25 a.m. Update Concerning Law Firm Self-Audit Project and Bar Membership Survey

9:35 a.m. Update Regarding STOP Grant Project for Development of Domestic Violence Benchboook

9:55 a.m. Action Plan for Future Committee Activities - Continued Discussion and Development

- Continue review of Gender Fairness in the Courts: Action in the New Millennium (previously distributed)

*P.16 - Key Components to Achieve & Secure Gender Fairness in the Courts ( What has been accomplished and what more can be done ?) - begin with Item 8 regarding mechanism for handling complaints concerning gender bias.

* Pp.82-83 - Specific New Court Initiatives with Which Implementation Committees Should be Working ( Monitoring current initiatives for gender fairness issues and identifying new initiatives). Note: Review in relation to Questions, p.191.

- Committee discussion of future activities to assist in ensuring continued progress on gender fairness issues.

12 noon New/Unfinished Business

Adjourn / Next meeting: ?