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. Implicit bias training in various jurisdictions across the nation, starting with New York Public Defender's Office (Manhattan) with co-chair Stan leading the endeavor.

2. Developing at least 2 panels regarding racial justice and hot topics in racial justice advocacy

3. Creating a CLE through the Section regarding Policing Reform and Mass Incarceration.

4. Article published on racial justice in the wake of police brutality and the Black lives matter movement.

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German, Stanislao
Safiedine, Salma
Sims, Mwanaisha
Wine, Thomas

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Programs, Meetings and Events

Section Events

    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 ...

    20 Years After ‘The End of Welfare’: Workfare Delivered Through Federal and State EITC Systems


    In 1996, the government ended welfare as we know it. Twenty years later most government assistance generally requires work. The most significant workfare program today is the Earned Income Tax Credit delivered to taxpayers and their families through federal and state income tax systems. Panelists will ...

    Key Issues in SEC Enforcement


    The event will be held on 10/28/2016. The format is Web. The event sponsor(s) are Center for Professional Development,Criminal Justice Section. The event has 1.50 CLE Credits .


Modified by Kyo Suh on September 28, 2016

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