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Anatomy of Justice: An Honest Conversation on the Criminal Justice System in 2017
November 10, 2017 @ 4:00 am - 12:30 pm EST

Presented by The American University Law Review

A Keynote by Professor James Forman Jr. of Yale Law School, Author of Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America
Discussions on Juvenile Justice, the Death Penalty, Racial Disparities, and Bail Bonds & Fines with prominent scholars and practitioners, including:

Juvenile Justice

  • Jenny Roberts, Professor of Law & Associate Dean for Scholarship, Washington College of Law
  • Craig S. Lerner, Professor of Law, George Mason Antonin Scalia Law School
  • Patricia Puritz, Founder and Former Executive Director, National Juvenile Defender Center
  • Kristin Henning, Associate Dean for Clinics and Centers, Director for the Juvenile Justice Clinic & Professor of Law, Georgetown Law Center


Death Penalty

  • Ira Robbins, Co-Director of the Criminal Justice Practice & Policy Institute, Professor of Law & Justice Barnard T. Welsh Scholar, Washington College of Law
  • J. Richard Broughton, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Associate Professor of Law, University of Detroit Mercy Law School
  • The Honorable Timothy Lewis, Counsel, Schnader Attorneys at Law & Former Circuit Court Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • Shawn Marie Armbrust, Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project
  • Mark MacDougall, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP


Racial Disparities in the Criminal Justice System

  • Angela J. Davis, Professor of Law, Washington College of Law
  • Katheryn Russell Brown, Professor of Law, University of Florida Levin Law School
  • Renee McDonald Hutchins, Professor of Law, University of Maryland Law School
  • Marc Mauer, Executive Director, The Sentencing Project
  • Roger Fairfax, Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School


Bail Bonds & Fines

  • Cynthia Jones, Professor of Law, Washington College of Law
  • Katherine Hubbard, Attorney, Civil Rights Corps
  • The Honorable Truman Morrison III, Senior Judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia
  • Rachel Sottile Logvin, Vice President, Pretrial Justice Institute

Registration is free but required. 5 CLE credits will be applied for – cost of $275 Please register at www.wcl.american.edu/secle/registration

November 10, 2017 9:00 AM–5:30 PM American University Washington College of Law 4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20016 Yuma Building – Terrace Level – Claudio Grossman Hall, Room YT01


November 10, 2017
4:00 am - 12:30 pm


American University Washington College of Law
4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20016 Yuma Building - Room Y112
Washington, DC United States
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