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If/When/How quote graphic with a black background and a white If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice logo in the upper right corner. To the left is the quote in bold, white, and teal text that reads, “Judges, like juries, despite the call for objectivity, do not leave their lived experiences behind when they walk through the doors of a courtroom. What could it mean for a “reasonable person” standard to be analyzed by someone with a different perspective on what it means to be reasonable, a perspective that is not white, that is not cisgender male, something altogether different..” Below in bold, white text is the attribution: Yveka Pierre, Esq. If/When/How Senior Litigation Counsel.
04.6.2022  /   If/When/How Staff
By Yveka Pierre, Esq., If/When/How Senior Litigation Counsel
While widening the scope of experiences and viewpoints on the bench to include that of a Black woman may lead to some positive outcomes for some people experiencing oppression (to the apparent chagrin of conservatives), it doesn’t erase the conditions that allow oppression to occur.... Read more