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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.


Goals

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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Leadership

Co-Chairs:

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

Committee Roster  


Programs, Meetings and Events

Section Events

    Post-Escobar Fraud and Abuse Standards of Proof: Is a Liability Tidal Wave Coming?

    05/31/2017-05/31/2017

    Post-Escobar Fraud and Abuse Standards of Proof: Is a Liability Tidal Wave Coming?

    Eighth Annual Prescriptions for Criminal Justice Forensics

    06/02/2017-06/02/2017
    Fordham University School of Law
    New York

    Hello and thank you for registering for the Eighth Annual Prescriptions for Criminal Justice Forensics : June 2, 2017 Fordham University School of Law 150 W 62nd St. To learn more about the program, hotel accommodations, and other important details, please visit http://www.americanbar.org/groups/criminal_justice/events_cle/forensics2017.html ...

    CJS Global WCC Institute - Brazil

    06/07/2017-06/08/2017

    Bem-vindo a São Paulo! (Welcome to São Paulo!) The ABA Criminal Justice Section will host a one and a half day institute in São Paulo , Brazil in June 2017. We intend to bring the energy and excitement of our previous global white collar crime institute in Shanghai and create unique ...


Resources

Modified by Kyo Suh on September 28, 2016

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