Friday, January 23, 2015 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
NOTE: While CLE credit is not pre-approved for this event, forms will be available at the event for attorneys seeking CLE credit.
A full-day program with three separate panels and a keynote
speaker will provide a forum for discussion of police violence and the legal
system, the history and context of police brutality, and activism in the face
of police violence. Panelists will include academics, lawyers,
journalists, and community activists. The luncheon keynote speaker is Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense
Fund. The program will take place on Friday, January 23, 2015, in room
#5052 of UNC School of Law. It opens at 9 a.m. and will close at 3 p.m.
and is co-sponsored by UNC Law Clinical Programs and the UNC Center for Civil
Rights. Please contact Prof. Tamar Birckhead with any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE: The overflow room for this event is the Law School Boardroom, room #5003. Additional attendees will be directed to the overflow room when room #5052 is at capacity. Only those attendees registering before the event will be guaranteed lunch.
Sponsored by UNC School of Law's Office of Continuing Legal Education, UNC Center for Civil Rights and UNC School of Law Clinical Programs.