The First Circuit Court of Appeals, sitting en banc, reversed the decision of a 3 judge panel and agreed with U.S. District Court Judge Nancy Gertner that the Lynn School District’s voluntary desegregation plan is constitutional. Donna M. Brewer submitted an amici curiae brief on behalf of the Lynn Business Education Foundation and Lynn Business Partnership, Inc., a consortium of Lynn businesses, in support of the plan. Click HERE. Donna represented these businesses on a pro bono basis, volunteering to do so at the request of the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law of the Boston Bar Association, of which she is a board member. Casner & Edwards, LLP is a member law firm of the Committee.