• Policing, Racism, and the Law Webinar 

  • When

    Thursday, June 11, 2020
    12:00 pm to 1:00 pm



In case you missed it, you can watch the recording of this webinar.

Justice for Black Americans, people of color, marginalized groups, and for the America of our highest ideals will depend on all of us to work collaboratively to change institutions and practices so that equity and equality are fully realized. This discussion will focus on policing and the law in addition to exploring current realities, policy, and legal solutions to racial violence and bias in policing. It will feature Dean Garry JenkinsProfessor Susanna BlumenthalProfessor Perry MorieartyProfessor Maria Ponomarenko, and Nadine Graves with “We Are All Criminals.”  

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Nadine Graves is a Minnesota native and a graduate of Delaware State University, where she earned a BA in Sociology and Criminal Justice, and Mitchell Hamline School of Law, where she focused on public interest areas of law. In law school, Nadine was actively involved in the Black Law Students Association, Christian Legal Society, and Criminal Law Society. Throughout her educational career, she has demonstrated exemplary leadership skills: as student director of the Child Protection Clinic, she excelled in court hearings and fostered strong client relationships, earning high marks from judges. Nadine was an editor of the Journal of Public Policy and Practice and also found time for several community activities, including the Open Doors to Federal Courts program, where she educated urban students about Thurgood Marshall. Nadine is now an assistant public defender in Hennepin County, Minnesota.

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