By Gina Wilson Steward
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KNOW YOUR CANDIDATES

Do you know who is running to represent you?

 

September 17, 2020

SHAKIRA LYNN HAWKINS CANDIDATE FOR 3RD CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE

. WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO RUN FOR THIS POSITION?

I am running for this position because I have witnessed the unfairness of our system of justice and as an officer of the court and a part of the system, I feel I have a responsibility to work to change the system to ensure fairness and justice for all regardless of skin color or socioeconomic status. I enjoy helping others and as a judge I could help a greater number of people and have a greater impact. The courts need greater diversity, not only in terms of race but also background and experience. I am the only defense attorney on the ba...



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