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


Resources

Modified by Kyo Suh on September 28, 2016

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