Oct. 19: Abolition and Public Defense: Can the Two Co-exist?

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Join public defenders (including those who work in deportation defense), organizers and people with direct criminal legal system experience for a nuanced discussion on abolition and public defense. Panelists will share the tensions and opportunities they have experienced and respond to audience questions. The panel will be moderated by Tanya Lozano, CEO at Healthy Hood, and Lead Chicago Organizer at Zealous.

Panelists: Sophia Elena Gurulé (Public Defender/Policy Counsel, Immigration Practice at The Bronx Defenders), Olayemi Olurin (Movement lawyer and political commentator), Dyjuan Tatro (Senior Adviser of Strategic Outreach at the DCCC), Kassandra Frederique (Executive Director, Drug Policy Alliance)

RSVP here: https://nyu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eQxQvpkcuR1Kuhw

Where: Lester Pollack Colloquium at NYU Law School – 9th floor of Furman Hall (245 Sullivan Street)

When: Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Time: 5:00-6:30pm EST