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Tuesday October 18, 2011 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM CDT

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University of Minnesota Law School
229 19th Avenue South
West Campus, Mondale Hall
Lockhart Hall, Room 25
Minneapolis, MN

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For More Information Contact:

Emily Baxter
Director of Public Policy and Advocacy
Council on Crime and Justice
baxtere@crimeandjustice.org
612.353.3001

Public Registration Fee:                                $45.00

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2011 Minnesota Justice Forum
Racial Disparities: Crafting Solutions

The 2011 Minnesota Justice Forum, convening in partnership with the Minnesota Judicial Council's Committee for Equality and Justice and the Institute on Race and Poverty, will examine racial disparities in Minnesota's criminal justice system, with a focus on new research and new solutions.

2011 Minnesota Justice Forum

Racial Disparities: Crafting Solutions

 The Council on Crime and Justice’s 2011 Minnesota Justice Forum, convening in partnership with the Minnesota Judicial Council's Committee for Equality and Justice and the Institute on Race and Poverty, will examine racial disparities in Minnesota's criminal justice system, with a focus on new research and new solutions. 

8:00 – 8:30

                              Check-in; Coffee & Snacks

8:30 – 8:40

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Judge Pamela Alexander, Council on Crime and Justice

Myron Orfield, Institute on Race and Poverty

8:40 – 9:10

The Courts, Data and Racial Disparities  

Judge Tanya Bransford, 4th Judicial District, Judge Wilhelmina Wright, Minnesota Court of Appeals

9:10 – 9:15

Community Impact Story

James

9:15 – 9:45

Segregated Schools, Segregated Neighborhoods and Incarceration in Minnesota

Professors Myron Orfield and Perry Moriearty, University of Minnesota Law School 

9:45 – 10:45

Racial Disparities in Minnesota

Professor Richard Frase, University of Minnesota Law School; Emily Baxter, Council on Crime and  Justice; Ebony Ruhland, Council on Crime and Justice

10:45 – 11:00

BREAK

11:00 – 11:10

Community Impact Story

Audrey

11:10 – 12:10

Collateral Consequences of Criminal Records; Employment, Expungement, and Disenfranchisement

Professor Chris Uggen, University of Minnesota Sociology Department

12:10 – 1:00

LUNCH (provided)

1:00 – 1:10

Community Impact Story

Felipa

1:10 – 1:30

Disparities in the Juvenile Justice System

Professor Barry Feld, University of Minnesota Law School

1:30 – 2:00

Racial Impact Statements

Professor Kevin Reitz, University of Minnesota Law School

2:00 – 2:45

Stakeholder Input Panel

Tyler Annette, Ramsey County Attorney John Choi, and Karen Kelley-Ariwoola, Brooklyn Park Police Chief Michael Davis. Moderated by Perry Moriearty

2:45 – 3:30

Challenges and Opportunities Panel: Council on Crime and Justice VP Mark Haase, Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission Executive Director Kelly Mitchell, Senator Warren Limmer, and Representative Rena Moran. Moderated by Kevin Reitz

3:30 – 4:00

Moving Forward

 Professor Michael Tonry