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Melville “De” Miller, Jr. Justice Series

 
  The Melville “De” Miller, Jr. Justice Series, named in honor of LSNJ’s co-founder and former president, is open to the public and intended to raise awareness of important social, legal, and economic justice issues. These free events feature guest lecturers and members of the community who speak on topics of appeal to both lawyers and non-lawyers. Continuing credits are offered for lawyers. For information on sponsoring an upcoming Justice Series event, email [email protected]. View Justice Series webinars below.

The opinions and ideas expressed by the invited speakers, panelists, and community members are broadcast to inform and educate, to expand thought and stimulate discussion, and may not necessarily represent the position or views of LSNJ. Nothing contained herein is meant by LSNJ to attempt to influence government decision-making, enacting, changing, or removing legislation, rules, or other covered government actions, nor is meant to encourage others to contact government officials with that position.

 

Discrimination and Bias in New Jersey (June 15, 2022)

image of protestModerated by Akil Roper with panelists Aarin Williams, Interim Chief of Strategic Initiatives and Enforcement, New Jersey Division on Civil Rights; Reginald Johnson, agent for the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office and president of the Metuchen-Edison Branch of the NAACP; and Shivi Prasad, Director of LSNJ’s Poverty Research.

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Reparations Now (September 13, 2021)

image of protestModerated by Akil Roper with panelists Ryan P. Haygood, President and CEO, New Jersey Institute for Social Justice; Crystal Crawford, Executive Director, Western Center on Law and Poverty; Kamilah Moore, Chair, California Reparations Task Force, and Kenya Tyson, Executive Director, The Black Massacre Project and Professor/Assistant Provost of Academic Affairs and University Curriculum, The New School.

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Substance Use in the Child Welfare System (August 12, 2021)

image of holding handsModerated by Jey Rajaraman with panelists Tricia Stephens, LCSW-R, PhD, Elizabeth Brico, freelance writer and journalist; Alexandra Travis, Parent Ally for LSNJ's Family Stability and Preservation Project.

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