Nov 10 Fri

Anatomy of Justice: An Honest Conversation on the Criminal Justice System in 2017

09:00AM - 05:00PM Washington College of Law YT01


A Keynote by Professor James Forman Jr. of Yale Law School, Author of Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America

Discussions on Juvenile Justice, the Death Penalty, Racial Disparities, and Bail Bonds & Fines with prominent scholars and practitioners, including:

Juvenile Justice

o   Jenny Roberts, Professor of Law & Associate Dean for Scholarship, Washington College of Law

o   Craig S. Lerner, Professor of Law, George Mason Antonin Scalia Law School

o   Patricia Puritz, Founder and Former Executive Director, National Juvenile Defender Center

o   Kristin Henning, Associate Dean for Clinics and Centers, Director for the Juvenile Justice Clinic & Professor of Law, Georgetown Law Center


Death Penalty

o   Ira Robbins, Co-Director of the Criminal Justice Practice & Policy Institute, Professor of Law & Justice Barnard T. Welsh Scholar, Washington College of Law

o   J. Richard Broughton, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Associate Professor of Law, University of Detroit Mercy Law School

o   The Honorable Timothy Lewis, Counsel, Schnader Attorneys at Law & Former Circuit Court Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

o   Shawn Marie Armbrust, Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project

o   Mark MacDougall, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP



Racial Disparities in the Criminal Justice System

o   Angela J. Davis, Professor of Law, Washington College of Law

o   Katheryn Russell Brown, Professor of Law, University of Florida Levin Law School

o   Renee McDonald Hutchins, Professor of Law, University of Maryland Law School

o   Marc Mauer, Executive Director, The Sentencing Project

o   Roger Fairfax, Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School


Bail Bonds & Fines

o   Cynthia Jones, Professor of Law, Washington College of Law

o   Katherine Hubbard, Attorney, Civil Rights Corps

o   The Honorable Truman Morrison III, Senior Judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia

o   Rachel Sottile Logvin, Vice President, Pretrial Justice Institute

Registration is free but required.
5 CLE credits will be applied for – cost of $275
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