Pittsburgh judge calls for more equality in justice system

By James Boyle (May 4, 2022, 3:44 p.m. EDT) – A fair and just system of justice is achievable in America, as long as lawyers and especially judges can analyze thoroughly and truthfully the impact their decisions may have on achieving that goal, according to Allegheny County’s top judge.

Presiding Judge Kim Berkeley Clark of the Allegheny County Fifth Judicial District has been pushing for legal industry stakeholders to take stronger action to address declining public confidence in the justice system. Justice Clark said recent events in the United States, including shootings of unarmed black men, coupled with continuing racial and ethnic disparities, have created the perception that the justice system…

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