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11/30 in #NOLA: Final regional @HR1stRefugees Detention Dialogue

November 14, 2012

via Ruthie Epstein:

You are invited to participate in Human Rights First’s Public Dialogues Series:

Dialogues on Detention: Applying Lessons from Criminal Justice Reform to the Immigration Detention System

Please join us on Friday, November 30th at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law for“Dialogues on Detention: Applying Lessons from Criminal Justice Reform to the Immigration Detention System” – which will feature in-depth discussions on gaps in legal representation, alternatives to detention, conditions of detention – as part of an examination of lessons that can be learned from criminal justice reform and applied to the immigration detention system.   

Visit HRF’s website to register and see the agenda for our co-sponsored event at Loyola University – New Orleans College of Law on Friday, November 30th and to read more about the Dialogues on Detention Series.Confirmed speakers at the event include: Kim Boyle, Partner, Phelps, Dunbar (New Orleans); Karen Grisez, Public Service Counsel, Fried Frank, and immediate past Chair of the ABA Commission on Immigration; Will Harrell, Director, Justice Collaborative LLC (New Orleans); Lindsay Jenkins, Assistant Protection Officer, UN High Commissioner for Refugees; Hiroko Kusuda, Assistant Clinical Professor, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law; María Pabón López, Dean, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law; Ken Mayeaux, Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, Louisiana State University; Juan Osuna, Director, Executive Office for Immigration Review, U.S. Department of Justice; Jee Park, Special Litigation Counsel, Orleans Public Defenders; JJ Rosenbaum, Legal and Policy Director, New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice; Katie Schwartzmann, Director, Louisiana Office, Southern Poverty Law Center; Susan Weishar, Migration Specialist/Fellow, Jesuit Social Research Institute, College of Social Sciences, Loyola University New Orleans; Julie Myers Wood, President, Compliance, Federal Practice and Software Solutions, Guidepost Solutions LLC, and former Assistant Secretary, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement; Jon Wool, Director, New Orleans Office, Vera Institute of Justice.

This event is open to the public and is free.

For more information, please contact Ruthie Epstein at epsteinr@humanrightsfirst.org.

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