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Friday, March 19 • 11:15am - 12:00pm
Race, Movements, and Public Defense

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Public Defenders are tasked with representing individual clients one case at a time. Through that ethical mandated representation by working with their teams, they can have an impact well beyond the one particular client they are representing. In this session, Jeff will share techniques for incorporating local history and the impact of race in our direct representation of clients. The purpose of movement lawyering is to save lives and improve lives. Those in public defense has the unique opportunity to do that one client at a time.

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Jeffery Robinson

Deputy Legal Director, ACLU Trone Center for Justice and Equality
Jeffery Robinson is a deputy legal director and the director of the ACLU Trone Center for Justice and Equality, which houses the organization's work on criminal justice, racial justice, and reform issues. Since graduating from Harvard Law School in 1981, Jeff has three decades of... Read More →


Friday March 19, 2021 11:15am - 12:00pm EDT