Join us for a discussion on the disturbing trend of police militarization in light of the events in Ferguson, Missouri. Lunch will be provided.
Speakers will include Sheila Bedi, Northwestern Law professor with a research focus on mass imprisonment; David Warnock, Chicago-Kent law student who will speak about police militarization from a veteran’s perspective; Max Suchan, DePaul student who was arrested in Ferguson while volunteering as a Legal Observer; and a representative from the grassroots organization We Charge Genocide (wechargegenocide.org). Go to http://www.facebook.com/events/705131519574526/
for more information. This event is co-sponsored by the Chicago-Kent Chapters of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG), Black Law Students Association (BLSA), Hispanic Latino Law Student Association (HLLSA), and American Constitution Society (ACS).