Thu, Oct 6, 2016
Issues of Criminal Justice: Race- or Poverty-Based?
Location: Auerbach Auditorium, St. Mary's Hall, 47458 Trinity Church Road, St. Mary's City, MD
Start Time: 8:00 PM
End Time: 10:00 PM (02:00 Duration)
Posted By: Southern Maryland Online
Thursday, Oct. 6, 8 p.m., in the Auerbach Auditorium, St. Mary's Hall, 47458 Trinity Church Road, St. Mary's City.
At a Justice & Inequality Round Table, Hon. Peter J. Messitte, senior United States district judge for the District of Maryland, will give the keynote address on the perception that the United States criminal justice system is unfair and discriminatory. His presentation will be followed by a roundtable discussion with comments by legal professionals, including Paul Kiyonaga, Esq., criminal defense attorney of the District of Columbia; Hon. Melanie Shaw Geter, judge of the Maryland Court of Special Appeals; Hon. Karen H. Abrams, county administrative judge of the Circuit Court of St. Mary's County; and Hon. Paul B. DeWolfe, Jr., public defender of the State of Maryland, Baltimore. Serving as moderator will be the Hon. James Kenney III, judge of the Maryland Court of Special Appeals (retired).
A special pre-event reception will be held beginning at 7 p.m. at the Reconstructed State House of 1676. RSVP by Sept. 28 to Adrienne Dozier at firstname.lastname@example.org or 240-895-6432.
Printed from the So. Md. Online Community Calendar