American Bar Association
Criminal Justice Section: Racial Justice & Diversity

Criminal Justice Section:
Racial Justice & Diversity

About The Committee

Examines the causes of disproportionate representation of minorities in the criminal justice system and develops proposed solutions; engages in activities concerning the role of minority lawyers and oversees the Section’s efforts to reduce discriminatory conduct affecting racial and ethnic minorities in the criminal justice system.


1. Revamp the Committee's Resolution and prepare it for approval at the Spring Council Meeting;

2. Create and implement a Panel at the CJS Fall Meeting or Annual Meeting regarding the RJIP Project;

3. Prepare a Panel in DC or NYC regarding racial justice and the media (social and mainstream, details to be determined);

4. Prepare a workshop or training for the CJS committee chairs regarding implicit bias.

Join Us



Austin-Hillery, Nicole
Chisholm, John
Safiedine, Salma

Committee Roster  

Programs, Meetings and Events

Section Events

    Southeastern White Collar Crime Institute

    Chateau Elan Inn

    The event will be held on 09/08/2016 - 09/09/2016. The format is In-Person. The event sponsor(s) are Criminal Justice Section. The event has 0.00 CLE Credits .

    Fifth Annual London White Collar Crime Institute


    The London White Collar Crime Institute is turning 5 in 2016. Come celebrate with us! Once again this one and a half day institute will be held at the Law Offices of Berwin Leighton Paisner on London Bridge and will feature topflight legal practitioners from across the globe tackling ...

    9th Annual Criminal Justice Fall Institute

    Loews Madison Hotel

    The CLE program is free but you must register in advance to attend. Ninth Annual CJS Fall Institute November 4, 2016 Washington, DC Hosted at the Loews Madison Hotel Friday, November 4 FRIDAY CLE TOPICS TO INCLUDE: Fee & Fines: ...


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