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ADL Mountain States Summer Associate Research Program Celebrates its 14th Year

This year marked the 14th annual ADL Mountain States Region’s Summer Associate Research Program. Forty summer associates from nine prominent law firms participated in this year’s program, the largest cohort to date. Under the direction of a supervising attorney, each summer associate researched an assigned topic and provided a legal memorandum to ADL. Participants in the program provide ADL’s regional and

22nd Annual Supreme Court Review Held on July 8th

  On July 8th, ADL and the National Constitution Center virtually hosted the 22nd Annual Supreme Court Review. Watch the program here. This year’s distinguished panel featured Erwin Chemerinsky, legal scholar of constitutional law and federal civil procedure and Dean of the University of California Berkeley School of Law; Frederick Lawrence, 10th Secretary and CEO of the Phi Beta Kappa

ADL leaders meet with members of Congress 

        Volunteer leaders from the ADL Mountain States Region met with federal lawmakers and staff to discuss ADL’s priorities.  In each meeting, important policy issues were discussed:  combating domestic terrorism and hate crimes; protecting voting rights, including ensuring access to the ballot; enhancing the safety and security of houses of worship; passing immigration reform; and more. ADL

Susan Brody Named Chair Elect of ADL’s Mountain States Regional Board; 13 New Board Members Installed at Annual Meeting on June 15

  Susan Brody was named Regional Board Chair Elect at ADL’s annual meeting on June 15.  She will succeed Elisa Moran following the completion of Moran’s two-year term in 2022. Ms. Brody has been a valued member of ADL’s Regional Board with a deep commitment to ADL for 16 years and has chaired nearly every committee of the ADL board.

Tell Congress: Support the Khalid Jabara-Heather Heyer National Opposition to Hate, Assault, and Threats to Equality Act

Since 1990, the FBI has been collecting and reporting hate crime data, required by the Hate Crime Statistics Act of 1990 (HCSA). The FBI’s most recent data reveal an increase in reported incidents and an historically-high number of hate-motivated murders in 2019. These trends are particularly worrying because fewer law enforcement agencies provided data to the FBI in 2019 than