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Civil Rights and Police Litigation
 
Date: 04/19/2017
 
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL
 
Presented by: YLS Civil Rights
 
Experience Level: Basic
 
MCLE Credit: 3.5 IL MCLE Credits
 
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PART 1: BUILDING CIVIL RIGHTS CASES IN POLICING AND THE IMPORTANCE OF TRANSPARENCY, DATA COLLECTION AND TECHNOLOGY

FEDERAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE CLINIC RACE DISCRIMINATION LITIGATION IN U.S. DISTRICT COURT
Professor Alison Siegler
, Director, University of Chicago Law School Federal Criminal Justice Clinic

FOIA AND ITS ROLE IN POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY AND DOCUMENT PRODUCTION
Matthew Topic, Loevy & Loevy

A COMMUNITY ACTIVIST'S VIEW ON TRANSPARENCY, DATA COLLECTION AND PRODUCTION OF POLICE AUDIO AND VIDEO FILES
Brandon Smith, Community Activist

THE ROLE OF THE CIVILIAN OFFICE OF POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY ("COPA") AND THE IMPORTANCE OF INDEPENDENT CIVILIAN INVESTIGATIONS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT
Andrea Kersten, Supervising Staff Attorney, Civilian Office of Police Accountability
Moderator:
Nicole Schult
, Uptown People's Law Center; Co-Chair, YLS Civil Rights Committee

See Part 2 below


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