Barbara R. Arnwine
Barbara R. Arnwine, Executive Director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, is internationally renowned for justice issues such as the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1991 and international civil, human and women’s rights matters. She is a graduate of Duke University School of Law. The Lawyers’ Committee monitors USA treaty compliance on International Covenants on Civil, Political Rights, and Conventions on elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination with the United Nations. Ms. Arnwine is a prominent leader of Election Protection, the nation’s largest nonpartisan voter protection coalition. Extensive awards include Gruber International Justice Prize on civil rights and gender equity, National Bar Association Gertrude E. Rush, Freedom’s Sisters Award Ford Motor Company. She is a featured columnist on Trice Edney News Wire and Theodore and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute. Board Memberships include National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty and Equal Justice Works.