Southern justice, prisons, reform to be discussed at Emory
Oct. 3, 2012
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The Emory Public Interest Committee (EPIC), a public interest student group at Emory Law School, will host "And Justice for All? Criminal Justice in the South," a conference to discuss the Southern justice system’s current practices as well as possibilities for reform.
The conference will open with remarks by keynote speaker Stephen Bright, president and senior counsel of the Southern Center for Human Rights. The event also will feature three panel discussions, which will address topics such as search and seizure, prison conditions, sentencing and convictions, and rehabilitating released defendants.
Saturday, Oct. 13, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Gambrell Hall, Emory Law School, 1301 Clifton Rd., Atlanta.
Organizers hope to provide participants with the opportunity to engage in a meaningful and balanced dialogue. Panelists will focus on modern flaws and reform possibilities in the American South.
The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
For more information contact conference co-chairs Anam Ismail and Steve Justus at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 404-727-5503.