Media Advisory: SENATOR WHITEHOUSE AND A PANEL OF LEGAL EXPERTS TO SPEAK ON CORPORATE INFLUENCE OVER COURTS
Press ContactKevin Fry email@example.com
Washington, D.C., March 4, 2011–Alliance for Justice will host a panel discussion on the growing trend of pro-corporate decisions in our courts and their impact on everyday Americans, on Thursday, March 10, at the National Press Club. The event is part of AFJ’s campaign to raise awareness about the disproportionate influence exerted by corporations on the judicial system. Before the panel, the event will feature a keynote speech by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.).
Alliance for Justice is a national association of over 100 organizations dedicated to advancing justice and democracy. For more than 30 years, AFJ has led the fight for a more equitable society on behalf of a broad constituency of environmental, consumer, civil and women's rights, children's, senior citizens' and other groups. Alliance for Justice is premised on the belief that all Americans have the right to secure justice in the courts and to have our voices heard when government makes decisions that affect our lives.