Anita Earls

Democrat for NC-Justice, Supreme Court

Top issues: Judicial Independence, Civil Rights, Equal Justice

Professional Background: Founder and Executive Director, Southern Coalition for Social Justice; Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Justice in the Clinton administration; Director, Voting Rights Project, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law; Civil rights attorney at North Carolina’s first integrated law firm, Ferguson, Stein, Wallas, Adkins, Gresham & Sumter

Education: J.D., 1988. Yale Law School; B.A. (Magna Cum Laude), 1981. Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts