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.