NACDL News: NACDL Visits Detroit for Two-Day ‘Race Matters’ Conference

Defense lawyers met in Detroit for NACDL’s inaugural Presidential Summit & Seminar — “Race Matters: The Impact on Criminal Justice” — on September 14-15, 2017. Seminar attendees heard presentations on the latest research and tools that can help to identify, challenge, and ultimately eliminate the racism that prevents clients from realizing fundamental fairness and due process. Topics on the agenda included charging decisions, collateral consequences, and using social science data in pretrial motions. Pictured: NACDL President Rick Jones delivering opening remarks in Detroit.