Jones Day Hosts Reception with Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor
Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
January 22, 2009
The Washington DC office of the international law firm, Jones Day, hosted a reception in honor of visiting Afghan women jurists on January 22, 2009, with former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor as the special guest. The event attracted over 150 individuals from both the public and private sectors, including prominent judges, lawyers, diplomats, and representatives of business and academia. Justice O'Connor praised the women for their example, courage and dedication. The event highlighted the very real life-and-death struggle faced by Afghan women professionals in their quest to help create a just, rule-of-law society with equality and security for all Afghan citizens.
Members and supporters of the Public-Private Partnership with former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor (center).
From left to right, former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, Robert C. O’Brien of Arent Fox, and Said T. Jawad, Ambassador of Afghanistan.
From left to right, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary William J. McGlynn, Robert C. O’Brien of Arent Fox, Laura Tuell Parcher of Jones Day, and Peter F. Garvin, III of Jones Day.
The reception attracted over 150 guests from the public and private sectors.
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