Elimination of Bias: Seeing Juveniles with Justice

Presented by The Legal Rights Center and Robins Kaplan LLP

January 24, 2020

Robins Kaplan LLP
800 LaSalle Ave
Suite 2800
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Elimination of Bias: Seeing Juveniles with Justice

This complimentary CLE will examine themes from the Netflix miniseries When They See Us about the Exonerated Five (also known as the wrongfully convicted Central Park Five) and explore bias in Minnesota’s juvenile justice system. We will be joined by the film’s co-producer and first assistant director, H.H. Cooper, as well as an outstanding panel of juvenile justice experts. There will be a reception following the program.

Agenda

Registration
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Introduction to the Legal Rights Center’s 50 Year History of Confronting Bias
1:30 p.m. – 1:45 pm.
Michael Friedman, Executive Director, Legal Rights Center

Bias in Central Park: A Personal Story 
1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
H.H. Cooper, Co-Producer and First Assistant Director, When They See Us 

When They See Us: Exploring Bias in Minnesota’s Juvenile Justice System
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Moderators:

Andrew Gordon
Associate Director (Robins Kaplan LLP Fellow)
The Legal Rights Center

Daniel Shulman
Attorney

Panelists:

Judge Pamela Alexander (Ret.)

John Choi
Ramsey County Attorney
Ramsey County, MN

Angela Conley
County Commissioner
Hennepin County, District 4

H.H. Cooper
Co-Producer and First Assistant Director
When They See Us

Elizer Darris
Smart Justice Field Organizer
ACLU Minnesota

Sarah Davis, Esq.
Associate Director
The Legal Rights Center

Curtis Shanklin
Deputy Commissioner
MN Department of Corrections

Reception
3:30 p.m.

CLE Accreditation

This course has been approved with the Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 2.0 Elimination of Bias credits (Event Code 285153). 

Questions? Contact Christine Berndt at CBerndt@RobinsKaplan.com or 612.349.8404.

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