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    11.14.18 Panel Discussion - Criminal Prosecution: Innovation & Reform
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    Wednesday, November 14
    6 to 7:30 p.m.
    Reception to Follow

    Brooklyn Law School
    Subotnick Center
    250 Joralemon St.
    Brooklyn

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    About the Discussion
    Join the Center for Criminal Justice for an exploration of recent approaches to criminal prosecution in New York City and beyond. This panel discussion will examine the role of prosecutors in criminal legal reform and best practices for state and local prosecutors working under different constraints and in challenging political climates. Participants will learn about recent local initiatives involving the prosecution of marijuana and other misdemeanor offenses, post-conviction review, criminal record sealing, and other current efforts.

    Panelists will include Nitin Savur, Executive Assistant District Attorney for Strategic Initiatives at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, and Meg Reiss, Chief of Social Justice at the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office, and Nicole Fortier, Advocacy & Policy Counsel, ACLU’s Campaign for Smart Justice.

    Nick Turner, President and Director of the Vera Institute of Justice, will moderate.
     
    Sponsored by the Center for Criminal Justice

    About the Center for Criminal Justice:
    The Center for Criminal Justice was launched by Brooklyn Law School in 2016 as a dynamic center that builds on the existing strengths of the school’s nationally recognized criminal law faculty and places the Law School at the center of critical conversations, education, and sharing of expertise on the most vital issues and topics in criminal justice law and policy today.

    Requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a disability to attend this event should be made to Louise Cohen, the BLS Reasonable Accommodations Coordinator, at louise.cohen@brooklaw.edu or (718) 780-0377. Please make your request as soon as possible to determine whether the request can be granted.

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