The Policing of Black & Brown Bodies

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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 tackles 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: 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

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