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Two years ago, in the midst of my election season travels, I had the opportunity to attend the kick-off of a two year project by the League of Women Voters of South Carolina examining the impact of diversity on judicial independence. Tuesday night, I attended the concluding event of the project.
On Tuesday night, with torrential rain pounding outside, the League of Women Voters of South Carolina concluded its two-year Initiative on Judicial Independence and Diversity with a forum, "The State of the Judiciary in South Carolina: From Research to Reality" held at the University of South Carolina Law School i
Date: August 2012Location: Spartanburg, South CarolinaEvent: School ProgramPartners: Spartanburg County Historical Association
Date: October 5, 2012Location: Francis Marion Hotel, Charleston, South CarolinaEvent: Conference
Date: August 2, 2012Location: County Administration BuildingEvent: Public Forum
A new publication from the League of Women Voters Education Fund, "From Theory to Practice: A Grassroots Education Campaign," shares lessons learned by the state and local Leagues in Kansas and South Carolina that participated in "Safeguarding Democracy: Quest for a More Diverse Judiciary" from 2009-2012. The publication is intended as a resource for Leagues and partner organizations that seek guidance for the implementation of successful grassroots education campaigns.
Date: 6 PM-8 PM, August 7, 2012Location: University of South Carolina School of Law Auditorium, Columbia, South CarolinaEvent: Reception and Public Forum
The League strives to ensure that government at every level works as effectively and fairly as possible. This involves continual attention to issues of transparency, a strong and diverse judiciary, appropriate government oversight, and funding.
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The 2012-2014 edition of the guide to the League's public policy positions.