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Carmen Ortiz, a seasoned prosecutor and the first woman and first Latina to be appointed U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts. Photo: Samantha Laub / AL DIA News

In 2009, Carmen Ortiz was appointed U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts, becoming both the first woman and the first Latina to fill the position. A long, eventful journey in the field helped lead her to the nomination, and later the confirmation.

Latino lawyer, advocate awarded prestigious prize for work in juvenile justice

 05/09/2018 - 19:51
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Frankie Guzman, juvenile justice attorney at the National Center for Youth Law in California, is receiving the Leadership Award from the Juvenile Law Center in recognition for his work in advocating for and enacting reforms of the juvenile justice system.