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CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT PANEL TRAINING PROGRAM

May 12, 2017

Baltimore, Maryland


8:30 - 9:00      REGISTRATION


9:00 - 9:10      GREETINGS AND OPENING REMARKS

                        James Wyda, Federal Public Defender (D. Md.)


9:10 - 10:30    CONFRONTING OUR IMPLICIT BIASES

Kristin Henning, Agnes N. Williams Research Professor of Law and Director, Juvenile Justice Clinic, Georgetown Law Center

 

It’s not me it’s them - Implicit Biases and Defenders (PDF

 

Implicit Racial Bias Studies - Annotated Bibliography May 2016 (DOCX)

 

 


10:30 - 11:30  A JUDICIAL PERSPECTIVE ON RACE AND THE COURTS

Hon. Andre M. Davis, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Hon. John Gleeson, retired, United States District Court (E.D.N.Y)

Hon. George L. Russell, III, United States District Court (D. Md.)


11:30 – 11:45  BREAK


11:45 – 1:15    HOW TO USE THE DOJ REPORT AND CONSENT DECREE AND RACE-RELATED DATA IN LITIGATION

Kristin Henning, Agnes N. Williams Research Professor of Law and Director, Juvenile Justice Clinic, Georgetown Law Center

Lucius Outlaw, Senior Litigation Counsel, Office of the Federal Public Defender

Michael Pinard, Professor of Law and Co-director, Clinical Law Program, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

 

Race and 4th Amendment Federal Defense Bar (PDF)

 

Race and Sentencing (PPT)

 

The Consent Decree and Criminal Defense Strategies (PPT)

 

 

 

 


1:15 – 1:30      JOHN ADAMS AWARD PRESENTATION


Please join us back at the Office of the Federal Public Defender, 100 S. Charles Street, Tower II, 9th Floor, Training Room, for the final panel presentation.


2:00 – 3:30     REPRESENTING IMMIGRANTS IN THE TRUMP ERA

                                    Ericka Adams, Mitigation Specialist, Woodside, N.Y.

                                    Himedes Chicas, Immigration Attorney, Law Offices of Jezic & Moyse, LLC

                                    Aida Lopez, Staff Investigator, Office of the Federal Public Defender (D. Md.)

                            Maureen Sweeney, Director, Immigration Clinic, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

                            Moderator: Desiree Lassiter, Assistant Federal Public Defender, Office of the Federal Public Defender (D. Md.)