Date:  May 25, 2011

Location:  The Point Grill, Charleston, South Carolina

Event:  Lecture

In a heartfelt, revealing account of her removal from the bench as Family Court judge, and one of her first public appearances since Segars-Andrews v. Judicial Merit Selection Commission, former Judge Frances Segars-Andrews illustrated from her own experience the consequences of a lack of judicial independence in South Carolina. She emphasized the importance of this public policy issue and commended the League for its efforts.