Listen to our latest Podcast episode where host and Society trustee David L. Goodwin talks with Paul DeForest Hicks about the influence of the Litchfield Law School in NY State bench and bar and a young nation, from his Judicial Notice Issue 16 article, out now only to members!
We at the Society believe every month is Black history month, as the achievements and struggles of Black people are deeply woven into the fabric of the State and nation. Each month this year, we will be highlighting a program, an oral history, or a story about the impact of Black people on the NY Courts.
Due to the recovery of remains at Indian boarding schools, U.S. Sec. Deb Haaland launched the Federal Boarding School Initiative to investigate the inhumanities that occurred during their operation. In Judicial Notice Issue 14, Prof. Lori V. Quigley recounts the traumatic impact of the Thomas Indian School.