Judge Mimi Tsankov, Vice President of Publications, NAWJ, and Eastern Region Vice President, National Association of Immigration Judges, speaks with judges, arbitrators, and technology leaders during the COVID-19 pandemic, exploring how technology is impacting their work within the justice and arbitration systems.  

 

DISCLAIMER:  The views expressed on this podcast do not necessarily represent the official position of the United States Department of Justice, the Attorney General, or the Executive Office for Immigration Review.   The views represent her personal opinions, which were formed after extensive consultation with the membership of NAIJ.

Guests on this podcast episode include:

  • Commissioner Pennie McLaughlin, San Diego Superior Court
  • Hon. Ellen Gesmer, Appointed to the Appellate Division First Department in February 2016
  • Richard Birke, Executive Director, JAMS Institute
  • Hon. Frank Maas (Ret.), Neutral, JAMS Mediation, Arbitration, and ADR Services
  • Hon. Elizabeth White (Ret.), Neutral, JAMS Mediation, Arbitration, and ADR Services
  • Michael Dunn, Director, Courts Business Programs, Microsoft
  • Tracie Bryant, SLED Manager, Zoom Video Communications
  • Yolanda Smith, Chief Information Security Officer, sweetgreen

Join Judge Brandy Mueller as she interviews the judge, prosecutor, and defense attorney involved in a first of its kind virtual criminal jury trial in Texas.  Learn how the participants prepared for the trial, what processes and technology was used for the trial, and what obstacles the parties had to overcome for the trial.

Judge Mimi Tsankov, Eastern Region Vice President, National Association of Immigration Judges, speaks with women judges and practitioners serving in the Immigration Courts during the COVID-19 pandemic, exploring how the pandemic is impacting their work within the justice system.

 

Guests:

National Association of Immigration Judges (NAIJ) Round Table Group:

Hon. Ashley Tabaddor, President

Hon. Amiena Khan, Executive Vice President

Hon. Dana Leigh Marks, President Emeritus

The views expressed on this podcast do not necessarily represent the official position of the United States Department of Justice, the Attorney General, or the Executive Office for Immigration Review.   The views represent the speakers’ personal opinions, which were formed after extensive consultation with the membership of NAIJ.

Stacey Young, Chair, U.S. Department of Justice Gender Equality Network (DOJGEN), speaking in her personal capacity

Laura Lynch, Senior Policy Counsel, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Sarah Owings, Esq., Owings MacNorlin, LLC, and AILA Board Member and Vice Chair Liaison Committee with the Executive Office of Immigration Review Immigration Courts and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

Jill Bhalakia, AFGE Local 511 steward in Chicago (speaking in her association capacity)

Maureen Schad, Pro Bono Senior Counsel at Norton Rose Fulbright, and the American Bar Association Commission on Immigration (speaking in her personal capacity)

Priscilla Orta, Esq., South Texas Pro Bono Asylum Representation Project (ProBAR)

Immigration Courts and susceptible to impacts from the Corona-virus pandemic.  This podcast from NAWJ explores how these courts are falling behind in their mission as a result of the pandemic and what can be done to help them mitigate impacts on their operation.

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