Georgetown Law Panel on Race and Access to the Justice System

March 17, 2014 —

WHAT: 

The Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics presents its spring 2014 symposium, Race and Access to the Justice System

WHEN: 

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

WHERE:

Georgetown University Law Center
Gewirz Student Center, 12th Floor
120 F Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

SCHEDULE:

9:15 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction
Michael Frisch, Ethics Counsel and Adjunct Professor, Georgetown Law

9:30 a.m.
Panel - Civil Law Ethics & Race
Judge Anna Blackburne-Rigsby, District of Columbia Court of Appeals
Steven H. Schulman, Adjunct Professor, Georgetown Law
James J. Sandman, President, Legal Services Corporation
Ellen Yaroshefsky, Clinical Professor of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Michael Frisch, Ethics Counsel and Adjunct Professor, Georgetown Law (Moderator)

11:30 a.m.
Panel - Criminal Law Ethics & Race
Abbe Smith, Professor and Director of the Criminal Defense and Prisoner Advocacy Clinic, Georgetown Law
Anthony V. Alfieri, Professor and Dean's Distinguished Scholar, University of Miami School of Law
Tucker Carrington, Founding Director of the Mississippi Innocence Project and Clinic, University of Mississippi School of Law
Bruce Green, Louis Stein Professor, Fordham Law School
K. Babe Howell, Associate Professor, CUNY School of Law
Anil Kalhan, Associate Professor, Drexel University College of Law
Paul Butler, Professor, Georgetown Law (Moderator)

NOTE:

The Symposium will focus on both criminal and civil proceedings, including jury trials and prosecutorial ethics, access to justice and legal services, and representation of minorities. 

Media interested in attending should e-mail mediarelations@law.georgetown.edu.