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

    Gaming Law Minefield 2016

    Green Valley Ranch Resort and Spa

    Online registration is closed. Please call 800-285-2221 to

    False Claims Act Fundamentals


    False Claims Act Fundamentals

    30th Annual National Institute on White Collar Crime

    Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
    San Diego

    The 2016 White Collar Crime National Institute will take place from Wednesday, March 2 to Friday, March 4, 2016, in San Diego, California. The Institute will present a special program to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the


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