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The Honorable Celeste F. Bremer (Class of 1977)

The Honorable Celeste F. Bremer, Des Moines, Iowa, was awarded the Cristine Wilson Medal for Equality and Justice. The medal was established to honor Iowans whose life and work illustrate their service and dedication to equality and justice. Judge Bremer was recognized for her work to increase diversity on Iowa’s courts, and to increase transparency in the judicial selection process. Additionally, she was recognized by the Infinity Project with the Diana Murphy Legacy award for her work in expanding the number of qualified applicants to the federal bench, focusing attention on the federal judicial selection process within the 8th Circuit, and championing issues related to gender fairness in the courts. Judge Bremer is a U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of Iowa.