Schedule

  • 8:30 a.m – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast and Registration
  • 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
  • 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Blind Justice?: Racial Disparity and Differential Treatment in the Juvenile Justice System
    • Randy Hertz, Vice Dean and Director of Clinical and Advocacy Programs at New York University School of Law
    • Robin Walker Sterling, Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Denver Sturm College of Law
    • Moderator: Michael Millemann, Jacob A. France Professor of Public Interest Law and Director of the Leadership, Ethics & Democracy Initiative at University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
  • 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Unequal Opportunities: Education and Other Rights of Incarcerated Juveniles
    • David Domenici, Co-Founder of the Maya Angelou Public Charter Schools and Director of the Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings at University of Maryland, College Park
    • Sandra Simkins, Clinical Professor, Director of Clinical Programs and Co-Director of the Children’s Justice Clinic at Rutgers-Camden School of Law
    • Leslie Turner Percival, Visiting Assistant Professor at University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
    • Moderator: Thiruvendran Vignarajah, Division Chief, Major Investigations Unit, Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City, and Adjunct Professor at University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
  • 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.   The Pearl and Lawrence I. Gerber Memorial Lecture Fund presents the Gerber Lecture: James Bell
    The Gerber Lecture will be held in Westminster Hall.

  • 1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Unintended Consequences: The Impact of the Juvenile Justice System on Our Communities
    • Monique Dixon, Director of the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Program of Open Society Institute (OSI)-Baltimore
    • Samantha Mellerson, Chief Program Officer of the Family League of Baltimore
    • William B. Simpson, Chief Executive Officer of Open Door Baltimore
    • Moderator: Terry Hickey, Founder and Executive Director of Community Law In Action, Inc., and Clinical Professor at University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
  • 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Bringing It All Back Home: Youth Voices and Closing Discussion

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