Ex-3rd Circ. Judge Rips Complacency On Race Inequity

Law360, New York (June 9, 2015, 5:01 PM EDT) -- Former Third Circuit Judge Timothy Lewis, who currently co-chairs the appellate practice at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP, called out the legal profession for its lack of diversity and had strong words for Chief Justice John Roberts in a speech before the Philadelphia Bar Association on Tuesday.

Timothy Lewis On hand to deliver the bar association’s Judge Leon Higginbotham Public Interest Lecture, the judge — who was appointed to both a federal district judgeship and the appellate seat by former President George H.W. Bush — assailed the chief justice’s 2007 comments on discrimination in the context of a wide-ranging discussion...

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