April 24, 2014: Summit on Counsel for Children

April 24 Flyer
Join us as we examine the impact of the 2008 European Court of Human Rights decision extending counsel to children and adults during police interrogations and its implications for children in IL, particularly those at risk of adult trial and incarceration.

Date: Thursday, April, 2014
Time: 1:00-4:00pm (Speakers & Discussion)
4:00-5:00pm (Networking Reception with Speakers)

Course Material:Available here.


Renowned speakers include:
Jodie Blackstock,barrister in England, and Director of Criminal and EU Policy at JUSTICE, London, UK
Aurie Pennick, Executive Director of the Field Foundation
The Hon. Patricia Van Pelt, Illinois State Senate
Bernardine Dohrn, Founder and Immediate Past Director of the Children and Family Justice Center
Eliza Solowiej, Executive Director of First Defense Legal Aid
Randolph Stone, Director of the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Project, Edwin F. Mandel Legal Aid Clinic, the University of Chicago Law School

Registration is required to attend.


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