The Policing of Black & Brown Bodies

New York City Bar Association · The Policing of Black & Brown Bodies

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As a national conversation over police abuse of Black and Brown people has emerged, many lawmakers and others are unveiling police reform measures. Our esteemed panels tackle some of the principal tensions confronting our society today and address the challenges of advancing change in how policing and law enforcement is carried out in this country. Also discussed: how the legal profession can best participate in this conversation and play a productive role in bringing about effective and timely change.


Sheila S. Boston, President, New York City Bar Association

Loretta Lynch, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP and former U.S. Attorney General
Paul Fishman, Arnold & Porter LLP and former United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey
Nicole M. Austin-Hillery, Executive Director, US Program, Human Rights Watch
J. Scott Thomson, former Chief of the Camden County Police Department, and former President of the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) 
Lorenzo M. Boyd, Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion, Chief Diversity Officer, University of New Haven

Sponsoring Committee:
Council on the Profession, Matthew Diller and Melissa Colon-Bosolet, Co-Chairs

Cosponsoring Committee:
Corrections and Community Reentry, Gregory Morril, Chair
Civil Rights, Zoey Chenitz, Chair
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Matthew Morningstar and Robert Marchman, Co-Chairs
Juvenile Justice, Fredda Monn, Chair
Task Force on Mass Incarceration, Sean Hecker, Chair
New York City Affairs, John Owens, Chair

Related Resource:
Criminal Justice, Police Reform & Civil Rights