Juanita Kidd Stout

(Mayor Nutter signs the legislation renaming the Criminal Justice Center in honor of Justice Juanita Kidd Stout.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia’s Courthouse Renamed In Honor of Pioneering Black Woman Jurist

With Mayor Nutter’s signature on the bill, the city’s Criminal Justice Center, at 13th and Filbert Streets, will soon bear a new name: the Justice Juanita Kidd Stout Center for Criminal Justice.

09/18/2012

(The Criminal Justice Center, at 13th and Filbert Streets, near Philadelphia City Hall.  File photo by Tony Hanson)

Lawmakers Propose Renaming Philly’s Courthouse For Pioneering Black Woman Jurist

Philadelphia City Council has taken a step toward renaming the city’s Criminal Justice Center in honor of the late Juanita Kidd Stout, a Philadelphia trailblazer who was first female African-American elected as a judge in the United States.

05/22/2012

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