This week there will be two sessions of the “Systemic Lawyering in Times of Crisis” Webinar. The series features systemically oriented lawyers and activists in fields most affected by our latest crisis. Each session examines the special challenges posed by the crisis, the pressing needs, the new opportunities, and the more general lessons for lawyers, law students, and others committed to promoting systemic change.
On Tuesday April 7 at 12pm EST, the webinar will feature:
- Esme Caramello: Clinical Professor of Law and Faculty Director of Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, Harvard Law School
- Joey Longley: Equal Justice Works Fellow at ACLU National Prison Project
- Derecka Purnell: Social movement lawyer, writer, and activist who works to sustain social movements
On Wednesday April 8 at 5pm EST, there will be a special session on decarceration hosted by students from the Justice Lab featuring:
- Alec Karakatsanis: Founder & Executive Director, Civil Rights Corp.
- David Lewis: Chief, Integrity Review Bureau at the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office
- John Mathews II: Senior Legal Counsel at The Justice Collaborative
- Katy Naples-Mitchell: Legal Fellow, Charles Hamilton Houston Center for Race & Justice at Harvard Law School
- Oren Nimni: Staff Attorney, Lawyers for Civil Rights
For full details, see https://systemicjusticeblog.wordpress.com/2020/03/29/systemic-lawyering-webinar-series/
Watch last week’s webinar, featuring Sabi Ardalan, Matthew Duffy, Jane Flanagan, and Andrea Sáenz at: https://systemicjusticeblog.wordpress.com/2020/04/06/systemic-lawyering-in-times-of-crisis-webinar-one/
If you are a law student wanting to pitch in, visit: https://www.peoplesparity.org/coronavirus/