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Latinos and Criminal Justice Conference
Start Date: 9/22/2016Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Date: 9/22/2016End Time: 5:00 PM

Event Description:
This conference will mark the publication of Latinos in Criminal Justice: An Encyclopedia, edited by Professor José Luis Morín, the first comprehensive text on Latina/os and the U.S. criminal justice system with data, research, analysis, and evidence that sets straight common misperceptions about Latina/os and crime.

The conference will feature presentations by contributors to the encyclopedia and other prominent scholars, practitioners, Latina/o activists, policy analysts, and attorneys.
Topics covered will include:

* What Research Says about Latina/os and Crime
* Immigration, Crime and the U.S.-Mexico Border
* Policing and Police Accountability
* Drugs, Overdose Mortality Rates and Latina/os
* LGBTQ, Latinas, and Youth
* Executive Clemency and Reentry Populations
* The Latina/o Data Gap

Registration Required.
For more information and to register:

The conference will also be
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Location Information:
New Building - New Building  (View Map)
524 West 59th Street
New York, NY
Room: Moot Court - 6th Floor
Latin@s and Criminal Justice Conference
Admission Information
This conference is sponsored by the Latin American and Latina/os Studies Department of John Jay College and LatinoJustice PRLDEF and co-sponsored by the Drug Policy Alliance; the USIFL Program, U.S. Department of Education; La Voz; the Latin American Students Organization (LASO); the Youth Justice Club at John Jay College; The Social Justice Project (SoJust); and MBJ Food Services.

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