The Center for International Law and Policy is organizing an online panel discussion on Transitional Justice in the U.S. on February 28th, 12:00-1:30pm EST.
Speakers at this event will include: Rachel Lopez, Associate Professor of Law, Drexel University, Thomas R. Kline School of Law; Roxanna Altholz, Clinical Professor of Law and Co-Director, International Human Rights Law Clinic, Berkeley Law School; Nikki Grant, Policy Director and Co-Founder, Amistad Law Project; Darryl Heller, Director of the IU South Bend Civil Rights Heritage Center and Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies, Indiana University South Bend; and Helen Mack Chang, President and Founder, Myrna Mack Foundation.
The discussion will explore the role of police accountability in the racial reckoning in the United States and discuss both the potential benefits and limitations of prosecuting police for racial violence. In particular, the panel will explore whether criminal accountability has lived up to its promise in other transitioning contexts and what lessons can be learn for the quests for retributive justice in the United States.
For more information and to register for the event, click here.
The event is co-organized by the International Human Rights Section of the Association of American Law Schools, and the Transitional Justice and Rule of Law Interest Group of the American Society of International Law.