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    February 2017

    Obama’s Legacy and Impact on Criminal Justice Reform

    February 28, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Howard University School of Law, Pauline Murray Conference Room,
    2900 Van Ness Street, NW
    Washington,DC20008United States
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    Toward the end of his historic presidency, President Barack Obama made history once again by commuting more sentences than any other president in U.S. history, while granting fewer pardons than the majority of past presidents. What effects will these commutations and pardons have on sentencing guidelines, rehabilitation, and criminal background checks? Please join us for a panel discussion as we explore the long-term impact the Obama presidency had on the criminal justice system and reform. Use promo code “OBAMACJR” to…

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    March 2017

    Racial Justice Series: Community Policing & Engagement

    March 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Hogan Lovells US LLP,
    555 13th Street, NW
    Washington,DC20004United States
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    Join us for an open discussion about the role and impact of local policing, police training, and ways to get involved locally. The speakers will discuss the current condition of community policing, inherit bias and de-escalation training, and the status of D.C. Policing in comparison to national trends. Attendees should expect to learn ways to get involved in the process as a takeaway. Register here. Use promo code “RJSCP” to get member rate. Click the “public registration” link and then…

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