Cafe with a Judge asks minority communities about court experiences
Dealing with the court system can be challenging, especially for minorities.
Whether they are dealing with language barriers, unfamiliarity with the legal process or concerns about stereotyping from law enforcement, going to a courthouse can be daunting.
About 50 people packed a classroom at Blue Mountain Community, Hermiston campus Tuesday night to talk about how to mitigate some of those issues. A group of citizens put together the first “Cafe with a Judge” event, inviting members of local minority communities to talk about their experiences in the court system.
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