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Webinar: Angela Davis on Mass Incarceration: What is the role of prosecutors in mass incarceration?
June 17, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am EDT
Community Family Life Services is hosting its next Women-Centric Criminal Justice Discussion on Wednesday, June 17 at 12:30pm. With a focus on mass incarceration and the role of prosecutors, this discussion will begin with one of our CFLS Speakers Bureau members sharing her personal experience, and then you will hear from Professor Angela Davis from American University.
Please join us for a fruitful, informative discussion!
Angela J. Davis, professor of law at AU’s Washington College of Law, is an expert in criminal law and procedure with a specific focus on prosecutorial power and racism in the criminal justice system. Davis previously served as director of the D.C. Public Defender Service, where she began as a staff attorney representing indigent juveniles and adults. She also served as executive director of the National Rainbow Coalition and is a former law clerk of the Honorable Theodore R. Newman, the former Chief Judge of the D.C. Court of Appeals. Davis is the author of Arbitrary Justice: The Power of the American Prosecutor (Oxford University Press 2007).