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Rockefeller Drug Law Reforms: Success or Failure?
Thursday, April 14, 2011 6 PM-8 PM


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The historic Drug Law Reform Act of 2009 (DLRA) was passed after years of advocacy by defender organizations, criminal justice advocates, and drug and alcohol treatment providers. This program will examine DLRA reforms -- including judicial diversion to treatment programs, resentencing, and conditional sealing -- from judicial, defense, and prosecution perspectives.

Speakers:
BRIDGET BRENNAN, NYC Special Narcotics Prosecutor; HON. ELLEN M. COIN, Acting Justice, Supreme Court, New York County; HON. JUDY HARRIS KLUGER, Chief of Policy and Planning, New York State Office of Court Administration; ALFRED O’CONNOR, Staff Attorney, NYS Defenders Association; WILLIAM GIBNEY, Director, Special Litigation Unit, The Legal Aid Society; ANDREW CORREIA, Senior Program Manager, Drug Law Reform, Center for Community Alternatives

Moderator:
Robert C. Gottlieb, Law Offices of Robert C. Gottlieb





Sponsored by:
Council on Criminal Justice, Harlan Levy, Chair