Mission Statement

The purpose of this Commission is to promote the equal application of the law for all citizens of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Toward that end, the Commission will evaluate and select for implementation recommendations proposed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Committee on Racial, and Gender Bias in the Justice System; raise both public and professional awareness of the impact of race, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation or disability on the fair delivery of justice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; suggest ways to reduce or eliminate such bias or invidious discrimination within all branches of government and within the legal profession; and increase public confidence in the fairness of all three branches of government in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.