The Myth of Colorblindness: Race and Criminal Justice in Minnesota
Event of Interest: The ACLU of Minnesota invites you to a conference on "The Myth of Colorblindness: Race and Criminal Justice in Minnesota" on Friday, January 13, 2017 at the University of Minnesota Law School.
We live in an era of mass incarceration where the United States has the highest rate of imprisonment in the world. This conference aims to address the disparities in the criminal justice system that lead to such significant incarceration rates by bringing together both national and local leaders who are pushing for reforms to our system. Leaders and experts from the Twin Cities legal community, the policing community and more will be featured at this conference, including the Robina Institute's Parole and Probation Research Director, Dr. Ebony Ruhland.
This conference will feature keynote speaker Jason Williamson, an attorney with the ACLU headquarters in New York. He is a national expert on criminal justice reform and the juvenile justice system. He is involved in lawsuits around the country that challenge the disparities in our criminal justice system.
Conference speakers include:
Continuing Language Education Credit & Registration
- $30 for CLE credit - 2.5 elimination of bias credits will be applied for.
- $15 - for general ticket (no Continuing Legal Education credits needed).
- Light breakfast will be provided.
Directions and Amenities
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