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Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson has made history by becoming the first Black woman nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court. Judg...
03/01/2022

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson has made history by becoming the first Black woman nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court. Judge Jackson currently serves on the U.S. District Court for D.C. and served as Vice Chair of the U.S. Sentencing Commission. #womenofjustice #WomensHistoryMonth

Special episode of #TheJustPod to honor the historic occasion of Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first Black woman nominated ...
02/28/2022

Special episode of #TheJustPod to honor the historic occasion of Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first Black woman nominated for the Supreme Court coming soon. #BlackHistoryMonth Jackson recently served on #ABACJS Sentencing Task Force until her nomination to the DC Court of Appeals.

Did you know that the National Museum of African American History & Culture has launched a virtual platform? #BlackHisto...
02/22/2022
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Did you know that the National Museum of African American History & Culture has launched a virtual platform? #BlackHistoryMonth https://www.searchablemuseum.com/

A museum that seeks to understand American history through the lens of the African American experience.

Panelists discuss ways to combat #implicitbias in the courtroom or criminal justice system. #ABAMidyear
02/11/2022

Panelists discuss ways to combat #implicitbias in the courtroom or criminal justice system. #ABAMidyear

Panelists discuss the impact of the LEAD program in Seattle and how to measure success of the program. #ABAMidyear
02/11/2022

Panelists discuss the impact of the LEAD program in Seattle and how to measure success of the program. #ABAMidyear

Does being a sexual abuse survivor disqualify a potential juror from serving on a trial prosecuting sexual abuse?Today w...
02/09/2022
‎The JustPod: Ghislaine Maxwell, Juror Misconduct and Retrial on Apple Podcasts

Does being a sexual abuse survivor disqualify a potential juror from serving on a trial prosecuting sexual abuse?
Today we discuss the potential retrial of Ghislaine Maxwell and the question of juror misconduct. #TheJustPod https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ghislaine-maxwell-juror-misconduct-and-retrial/id1454284972?i=1000550565002

‎Show The JustPod, Ep Ghislaine Maxwell, Juror Misconduct and Retrial - Feb 9, 2022

#TheJustPod is back for Season 4! We begin this season with experts from across the globe to discuss their new guide to ...
02/03/2022
The JustPod - An International Guide to Corporate Internal Investigations

#TheJustPod is back for Season 4! We begin this season with experts from across the globe to discuss their new guide to international corporate internal investigations. https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5idXp6c3Byb3V0LmNvbS8yNTIzNTAucnNz/episode/QnV6enNwcm91dC0xMDAwMjMyMw?sa=X&ved=0CAgQuIEEahcKEwiI5ZvSweT1AhUAAAAAHQAAAAAQLA

Featuring: Mark Beardsworth partner in Cadwalader’s White Collar Defense and Investigations Group, resident in the London office. Saverio Lembo heads Bär & Karrer’s White Collar Crime practice group. Frances McLeod is a founding partner of FRA and head of its US offices. Mark, Saverio and Franc...

What’s your favorite part of being an #ABACJS member? Tell your network and encourage them to join the ABA too! #EachOne...
01/20/2022

What’s your favorite part of being an #ABACJS member? Tell your network and encourage them to join the ABA too! #EachOneABA #JoinABA

#ABACJS cover article of the Winter 2022 issue of "Criminal Justice" has been cited in a New York Times article by Adam ...
01/18/2022
The Persistent Gender Gap at the Supreme Court Lectern

#ABACJS cover article of the Winter 2022 issue of "Criminal Justice" has been cited in a New York Times article by Adam Liptak, titled “The Persistent Gender Gap at the Supreme Court Lectern.” The NYT article can be found here:https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/17/us/supreme-court-gender-gap.html?referringSource=articleShare

More than 40 years after Ruth Bader Ginsburg last appeared as a lawyer at the Supreme Court, relatively few women argue cases there.

01/10/2022

Due to the surge of COVID and the business of the holidays, we are extending the #ABACJS Council Nominations until January 31st.https://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/administrative/criminal_justice/nomination-form.pdf

Thank you for moving forward the work in a difficult year. Wishing you all a better and healthy 2022!
12/21/2021

Thank you for moving forward the work in a difficult year. Wishing you all a better and healthy 2022!

12/17/2021

Don't forget to submit your nominations for #ABACJS Council. Nominations are due Dec 31st!https://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/administrative/criminal_justice/nomination-form.pdf

12/06/2021

#ABACJS Council Nominations are now open! Due December 31st.
https://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/administrative/criminal_justice/nomination-form.pdf

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11/25/2021

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Enjoying your #ABACJS membership so far? Ask a friend to join using the link below! #EachOneABA #JoinABA ambar.org/EachO...
11/22/2021

Enjoying your #ABACJS membership so far? Ask a friend to join using the link below! #EachOneABA #JoinABA ambar.org/EachOneABA

Thank you for joining us for Day 2 of the #CJSFall Institute. Another great day of programming. And great to see you all...
11/20/2021

Thank you for joining us for Day 2 of the #CJSFall Institute. Another great day of programming. And great to see you all in-person again!

11/19/2021

Our Chair, Wayne McKenzie will deliver our closing remarks at 5:30 pm followed by our annual Criminal Justice Section Fall Reception. #CJSFall

Our closing plenary session panelists are breaking down some assumptions about the state of returning citizens when they...
11/19/2021

Our closing plenary session panelists are breaking down some assumptions about the state of returning citizens when they are beginning to re-enter society. #CJSFall

11/19/2021

After the break, join us at 4:15 pm for Plenary Session "Dismantling Post Release Barriers to Successful Reentry”. #CJSFall

Learning more about one of the first reentry courts in the U.S., The Federal Reentry Court in Philadelphia. Why is this ...
11/19/2021

Learning more about one of the first reentry courts in the U.S., The Federal Reentry Court in Philadelphia. Why is this initiative so successful and how can other jurisdictions create a similar program? #CJSFall

Chief Holloway talks about the current role of AI in policing and urges for guidelines in using AI for policing. #CJSFal...
11/19/2021

Chief Holloway talks about the current role of AI in policing and urges for guidelines in using AI for policing. #CJSFall

11/19/2021

Our program continues with Breakout Session II at 2:30 pm. “Track A – The Role of AI in the Carceral State” (Montpelier Room) or “TRACK B – The Federal Reentry Court in Philadelphia: A Holistic Model for Success” (Hamilton Room). #CJSFall

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Today is the day to discuss how #NewYork disproportionately jails Black & Latinx people for technical parole violations. #LessIsMoreNY could help address that. Tune in 5/18 at 3pm ET to hear from our very own Executive VP, Stanley Richards, and other leaders in the field! http://bit.ly/parolesupervision Columbia Justice Lab ABA Criminal Justice Section New York State Bar Association
We can create better public safety solutions than NY’s current parole system. Join us on May 18th at 3PM to hear experts offer concrete solutions based on research, lived experience & examples from other states. Register here: http://bit.ly/parolesupervision. Columbia Justice Lab ABA Criminal Justice Section New York State Bar Association
#SHOUTOUT to PJI's Cherise Fanno Burdeen and Jami Hodge of the Vera Institute of Justice who kicked off their term as co-chairs of the Racial Justice & Diversity Committee for the ABA Criminal Justice Section tonight! We're so proud of you both — and we know you'll accomplish great things together this year. 🖤🎉🖤🎉 **Read the full announcement here: bit.ly/RacialJusticeChairs cc: American Bar Association
Join April Frazier-Camara this Wednesday as she kicks off a new monthly webinar series as Chair of the ABA Criminal Justice Section! This week's discussion of the Hot Topic Series will be "Race, Policing, and the Rule of Law" with Angela J. Davis, Kelley Henry, and Ralph Steinhardt. Register today: http://ow.ly/pZ5g50Bue3N.
Join ABA Criminal Justice Section on Tuesday, August 4 at 1PM ET for an educational and entertaining webinar to review the criminal law cases decided by the U.S. Supreme Court this term and important cases coming next term. Topics to be covered include: Presidential subpoenas, jury unanimity and the doctrine of stare decisis, the insanity defense, Fourth Amendment brain teasers, cross-border shootings, and much more. Register today! bit.ly/2PgJhJ3
📣📣📣Happening Friday Afternoon! 📣📣📣 The National Bar Association Judicial Council and ABA Criminal Justice Section will discuss "Implicit Bias: How Micro-aggressions, Myths, Stereotypes, and Bias Color Justice" on Friday, July 24 at 1:00 p.m. Register Today: http://ow.ly/ym5F50ADq8f
📣📣📣Happening Tomorrow! 📣📣📣 The National Bar Association Judicial Council and ABA Criminal Justice Section will discuss "Why So Many Innocent People Plea Guilty" on Thursday, July 23 at 1:00 p.m. Register here: http://ow.ly/9qAM50ADpUp
ABA Criminal Justice Section will host a webinar tomorrow at 2PM EST on "Confronting the Criminalization of Blackness in the Criminal Legal System". BPDA Chair and CJS Chair-Elect April Frazier Camara will speak as a panelist. This webinar will discuss the history and legacy of racism in America and how it impacts every aspect of the criminal legal system, the impact and causes of systemic racism, and the role of lawyers, bar associations and their members in effecting change. Register here: http://ow.ly/jwgX50zZdz6.
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Join the ABA Criminal Justice Section TOMORROW at 2:00 p.m. EDT for "Confronting the Criminalization of Blackness in the Criminal Legal System." The death of George Floyd, videotaped, under the knee of Minneapolis police officers started a national protest movement against the systemic racism in the legal system. This webinar will discuss the history and legacy of racism in America and how it impacts every aspect of the criminal legal system, the impact and causes of systemic racism, and the role of lawyers, bar associations and their members in effecting that change. Moderated by CJS Past Chair Lucian Dervan, panelists are CJS Chair Kim Parker, Chair-Elect April Frazier Camara and First Vice Chair Wayne McKenzie. Register HERE: https://bit.ly/2Mu8Zbn
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