The 2011 Minnesota Justice Forum, “Racial Disparities: Crafting Solutions” will be held Tues., Oct. 18, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the University of Minnesota Law School, 229 – 19th Avenue South, West Campus, Mondale Hall, Lockhart Hall, Room 25, Minneapolis.
The Council on Crime and Justice convenes the Minnesota Justice Forum to bring policymakers and the community together to develop and implement ideas that will make the criminal justice system work better for all Minnesotans.
Please join the 2011 Minnesota Justice Forum and help identify racial disparities in Minnesota’s criminal justice system, learn about new research and what still need to learned, and begin to develop new solutions together.
The forum is presented in partnership with the Minnesota Judicial Council’s Committee for Equality and Justice and the Institute on Race and Poverty.
The speakers list includes: Judge Pamela Alexander President, Council on Crime and Justice; Judge Tanya Bransford, 4th Judicial District; John Choi, Ramsey County Attorney; Richard Frase, Professor of Criminal Law; Rena Moran, State Representative; Perry Moriearty, Clinical Professor of Law; Myron Orfield, Professor of Law; Executive Director, Institute on Race & Poverty; Kevin Reitz, Professor of Criminal Law; Michael Tonry, Professor of Criminal Law; Christopher Uggen, Professor of Sociology; and Judge Wilhelmina Wright Minnesota Court of Appeals.
For information and to register visit www.mncourts.gov.