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American Justice: A discussion about race and bias in the legal system

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Description: This panel discussion will bring Judge Nancy Gertner and Lecia Brooks into a conversation with Law School Dean Garry Jenkins on issues of race and justice in America. The discussion will examine the roles of the justice system and systemic bias, including issues such as the long-term impact 1960s Civil Rights legislation, racial bias in legal representation, arrests, mandatory sentencing, incarceration, and its impact on individuals and communities. The audience will be invited to participate in the conversation with these two distinguished speakers, to address the fraught topic of race, justice, and legal bias in America.

CLE Credits: 1 Elimination of Bias CLE credit has been requested; Event Code #262842

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