The Policing of Black & Brown Bodies

New York City Bar
Webcast
The Policing of Black & Brown Bodies 
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 | 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Program Fee:
Free for Members and Non-lawyers | $15 for Non-Members
Non-Lawyers please call Customer Relations to register at (212) 382-6663.

Please Note: All attendees will receive an email confirmation including a zoom invite two hours prior to the program with details of how to access the webinar.

Description:
As a national conversation over police abuse of Black and Brown people has emerged, many lawmakers and others are unveiling police reform measures.  Join us for a discussion of the various proposed pathways and approaches to police reform.  Our esteemed panel will tackle some of the principal tensions confronting our society today and address the challenges of advancing change in how policing and law enforcement is carried out in this country.  Also discussed will be how the legal profession can best participate in this conversation and play a productive role in bringing about effective and timely change.
 
Moderator:
Sheila S. Boston, President, New York City Bar Association

Speakers:
Loretta Lynch, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP and former U.S. Attorney General
Paul Fishman, Arnold & Porter LLP and former United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey
Nicole M. Austin-Hillery, Executive Director, US Program, Human Rights Watch
J. Scott Thomson, former Chief of the Camden County Police Department, and former President of the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) 
Lorenzo M. Boyd, Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion, Chief Diversity Officer, University of New Haven
 
Sponsoring Committee:
Council on the Profession, Matthew Diller and Melissa Colon-Bosolet, Co-Chairs

Cosponsoring Committee:
Corrections and Community Reentry, Gregory Morril, Chair
Civil Rights, Zoey Chenitz, Chair
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Matthew Morningstar and Robert Marchman, Co-Chairs
Juvenile Justice, Fredda Monn, Chair
Mass Incarceration, Sean Hecker, Chair

New York City Affairs, John Owens, Chair

Related Resource:
Criminal Justice, Police Reform & Civil Rights


 


Where
New York City Bar Association 42 West 44th St New York, NY 10036 UNITED STATES

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