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GOVERNMENT & GAVEL
MARISA J. DEMEO
Associate Judge, Superior Court
of the District of Columbia
"We are the third branch of government. The court
is necessary in the community because if there is a
conflict or a difficult situation, people come to the
court to get a fair outcome. Representation is important because how people in court are treated, how
they are listened to, and how the judge responds
to them impacts whether they feel that the process
was fair. From the research that's been done on
these issues, we know that more important than the
case's outcome is how the person felt when they
came to the court, and if they felt they were heard.
So, when there is diverse representation in terms of
gender and race and ethnicity and other factors, it
gives the sense that we are part of the community
that is coming into the court, that we understand
what is being told to us and experience what people
are going through, and hopefully we are making
better decisions as a result of that."

"More important
than the case's
outcome is how
the person felt
when they came
to the court, and
if they felt they
were heard."

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Washington Lawyer - March 2019

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Washington Lawyer - March 2019

Digital Extras
Your Voice
From Our President
Practice Management
Calendar of Events
Government & Gavel
The Women's Wave & Its Effects on Politics
Features: #Me Too & A Time Of Reckoning for the Law
Feature: Righting The Gender Imbalance In Big Law
Feature: A Day in The Life of Two Women Lawyers
Global & Domestic Outlook
Worth Reading
Media Bytes
Attorney Briefs
Ask The Ethics Experts
Disciplinary Summaries
The Pro Bono Efect
Community & Connections
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Washington Lawyer - March 2019 - Digital Extras
Washington Lawyer - March 2019 - Your Voice
Washington Lawyer - March 2019 - From Our President
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Washington Lawyer - March 2019 - Practice Management
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Washington Lawyer - March 2019 - Calendar of Events
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Washington Lawyer - March 2019 - Government & Gavel
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Washington Lawyer - March 2019 - The Women's Wave & Its Effects on Politics
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Washington Lawyer - March 2019 - Features: #Me Too & A Time Of Reckoning for the Law
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Washington Lawyer - March 2019 - Feature: Righting The Gender Imbalance In Big Law
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Washington Lawyer - March 2019 - Feature: A Day in The Life of Two Women Lawyers
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Washington Lawyer - March 2019 - Global & Domestic Outlook
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Washington Lawyer - March 2019 - Worth Reading
Washington Lawyer - March 2019 - Media Bytes
Washington Lawyer - March 2019 - Attorney Briefs
Washington Lawyer - March 2019 - Ask The Ethics Experts
Washington Lawyer - March 2019 - Disciplinary Summaries
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Washington Lawyer - March 2019 - The Pro Bono Efect
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Washington Lawyer - March 2019 - Community & Connections
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