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

    Key Issues in SEC Enforcement

    American Bar Association

    There is nothing which preoccupies the financial press these days more than how the Supreme Court will decide the Salman case. With an evenly divided court and the principal advocate of the rule of lenity gone, will the court simply reaffirm Dirks, adopt the Newman evidentiary standard, admonish Congress ...

    Negotiating DPAs and NPAs: Tips and Best Practices


    1.25 hours of CA general CLE credit is pending; NY and VA CLE is also pending, courtesy of Arnold & Porter LLP. CLE is only provided for in-person participants. No CLE will be provided for teleconference participants. In-Person Event at: Arnold & Porter LLP 601 Massachusetts Ave, NW Washington, DC ...

    Health Care Fraud 2016

    Miramonte Resort & Spa
    Indian Wells

    Health Care Fraud National Institute


Modified by Kyo Suh on October 6, 2015

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