SHECP Symposium

SHECP Symposium 2017-08-17T14:18:52+00:00

July 31, 2017, “Criminal Justice, Poverty, and Race”

Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia
Marshall Hall, Center for Leadership and Ethics

Symposium Program

The annual symposium invites educators from Consortium Member-Colleges and beyond to learn about and discuss current research and best practices for courses, co-curricular engagement, and agencies.

Time Agenda
7:45am Registration – Coffee and Light Breakfast for general attendees and SHECP Faculty & Staff
7:15am INTERNS – breakfast at Washington and Lee University, Marketplace, until 8:10 am
8:25am Welcome, Brigadier General Jeffrey G. Smith, U.S. Army (retired), Dean of the Faculty, Virginia Military Institute. Convener: Harlan Beckley, SHECP
8:30am Just Policing- Paul Butler, Former US Prosecutor, author of “Chokehold: Policing Black Men.” Introduction by Mr. Beckley
9:30am Just Prosecution, Defense, and Sentencing- James Forman Jr., Visiting Professor at Stanford Law School, author of “Locking Up Our Own.” Introduction by Doug Ammar, Georgia Justice Project
10:30am Questions and Discussion, moderated by Mr. Ammar
11:00am Short Break – Coffee
11:20am Re-entry for Dignity and a “Productive” Life- Robin Steinberg, Visiting Professor at Columbia Law School; founder of Bronx Defenders. Introduction by J.D. King, Washington and Lee School of Law
12:20pm Lunch with discussion, Open seating – meet someone new
1:10pm Panel Discussion and Questions from Table ConvenersModerated Response by Sarah Farmer (Berea College 2005), Research Fellow, Yale Divinity School.
2:30pm Time for Goodbyes – Departure
3:00pm Interns check out of dorms at W&L and depart internship and Lexington

The 2017 Frueauff Closing Conference for Intern Reports, takes place on Sunday, 30 July.

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