Structural Racism and the Law - Complimentary CLE Webinar

March 5, 2021

This presentation by Professor Paula Johnson, co-founder of the Cold Case Justice Initiative, will focus on structural and systemic racism in the United States. She will provide an overview of legislative actions and systems that have been put in place to maintain racial inequity and suppression of Black and BIPOC communities. Issues to be discussed include the criminal justice system, segregation and redlining. Professor Johnson will discuss why identifying, understanding and working to change these systems is critical to racial equality. Professor Johnson will also discuss actions that can be taken to promote change and to be actively anti-racist in our daily lives.

Complimentary Zoom CLE
Friday, March 5, 2021

Noon - 1 p.m.
1.0 Credit in Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias 

Presented by Professor Paula Johnson
Paula C. Johnson is a professor of law at Syracuse University College of Law and newly appointed to the Franklin H. Williams Judicial Commission. This commission advises and educates decision makers in the New York Court System on issues surrounding litigants and employees of color, implementing recommendations in addressing these issues to ensure equitable justice in New York State... Read more.

Sponsored by the Bond Diversity Committee.

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