Racial Profiling, Redemption and Reforming Law Enforcement

Bringing together professionals from the judiciary, criminal defense and prosecutorial sectors, policing as well as exonerees and community activists to share their perspectives, this event is structured as an open discussion among panelists and an opportunity to gain a greater understanding of current efforts to develop laws and policies that champion criminal justice reform to improve public safety, promote equity and demand accountability.

Jarrett Adams
, The Law Offices of Jarrett Adams, author, and exoneree
Kirk Burkhalter, Professor, New York Law School, Director, 21st Century Policing Project, and former NYPD Detective 
Hon. Shira Scheindlin
, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, LLP, (retired) Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Adam Murphy, Assistant Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense Fund

Phillip C. Hamilton
, Hamilton Clarke, LLP

Sponsoring Association Committee:
Minorities in the Profession, Jade Gary and TaLona H. Holbert, Co-chairs

Co-Sponsoring Committees:
Criminal Courts, Carola Beeney and Anna G. Cominsky, Co-Chairs
Civil Rights, Kevin Jason and Kathleen Rubenstein, Co-Chairs

Co-Sponsoring Organizations:
New York City Bar Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, Tanya Martinez-Gallinucci, Executive Director
Lawyer Assistance Program, Eileen Travis, Executive Director
Metropolitan Black Bar Association
The Innocence Project

Law Firm Sponsors:
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
White & Case Racial Justice Task Force
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP