FULTON COUNTY CHIEF JUDGE AND SUPERIOR COURT ADMINISTRATOR DISCUSS BEST PRACTICES FOR LANGUAGE ACCESS
Chief Judge Gail S. Tusan and Superior Court Administrator Yolanda L. Lewis join a distinguished panel of judges and administrators at John Marshall School Law School to discuss "Eliminating Barriers to Justice: Addressing Ethical Obligations, Cultural Competency and Best Practices for Ensuring Meaningful Language Access in Georgia Courts". The Honorable Christopher J. McFadden, Judge, Georgia Court of Appeals, served as the moderator for this event which also included Judge Dax Lopez, DeKalb County State Court, Lisa J. Krisher, Director of Litigation, Georgia Legal Services Program, Marla Moore, Director Georgia Administrative Office of the Courts, and Judge Tilman E. Self, III, Chief Judge, Bibb County Superior Court. Chief Judge Tusan and Superior Court Administrator Lewis both shared how Fulton has addressed many challenges related to cultural competency and providing language access to non-English speaking customers. Please also see the video links to listen to portions of the discussion.