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.


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

    Whistleblowers, Leaks, and the Media: The Legal Rules

    04/25/2017-04/25/2017

    The event will be held on 04/25/2017. The format is Web. The event sponsor(s) are Center for Professional Development,Criminal Justice Section,Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division,Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division,Division for Public Services,Law and National Security,Section of Science & Technology Law. The event has 1.50 CLE Credits .

    What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Immigration Law

    04/25/2017-04/25/2017

    The event will be held on 04/25/2017. The format is Web. The event sponsor(s) are Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice,Working Group on Unaccompanied Minor Immigrants,Hispanic Legal Rights and Responsibilities,Immigration,Center for Professional Development,Center For Professional Responsibility,Criminal Justice Section,Section of Family Law,Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division,Section of Legal Education and Admissions To the Bar,Division for Public Services,Pro Bono and Public Service,Young Lawyers Division. The event has 1.50 CLE Credits .

    Cashing in On Cannabis: The Importance of Protecting Intellectual Property

    05/04/2017-05/04/2017

    Cashing in On Cannabis: The Importance of Protecting Intellectual Property


Resources

Modified by Kyo Suh on September 28, 2016

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