NACDL - 2020 NFCJ Reception - Honoring Justin Brooks

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2020 NFCJ Reception - Honoring Justin Brooks

Residence of Juanita Brooks & Michael Pancer, San Diego, CA

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You are Invited to Join the NACDL Foundation for Criminal Justice for a Reception Honoring JUSTIN BROOKS,  Director and Co-Founder of the California Innocence Project

Cocktail Reception with Light Refreshments

DATE:
February 14, 2020, 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

VENUE:
Beachside Residence of Juanita Brooks & Michael Pancer
4904 Crystal Drive, San Diego, CA 92109

NACDL and the NACDL Foundation for Criminal Justice (NFCJ) are pleased recognize and honor Justin Brooks.  Justin has gained international recognition for his work in exonerating wrongfully convicted people and training judges, prosecutors and defense attorneys. He is a co-founder and currently serves as  director of the California Innocence Project (CIP), which has secured the freedom a number of high-profile innocent clients, including former NFL football player Brian Banks. He has been recognized several times by the Los Angeles Daily Journal as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in California. And in 2010 and 2012, California Lawyer Magazine recognized him with the “Lawyer of the Year” award.

A tenured professor at California Western School of Law and the author of the only legal casebook devoted to the topic of wrongful convictions, Justin has also worked extensively in Latin America. He is the Founder and Director of California Western’s Latin American Institute for Law and Justice, an organization devoted to training law students and lawyers in Latin America and improving justice systems. He is also the Founder and Director of RED Inocente, an organization devoted to starting and supporting innocence organizations throughout Latin America.

All proceeds from this event will help the NACDL Foundation for Criminal Justice pursue its vital criminal justice reform goals in 2020 and beyond.

Why Support the Foundation for Criminal Justice:
The NACDL Foundation for Criminal Justice (NFCJ) envisions a society where all individuals receive fair, rational, and humane treatment within the criminal justice system. With the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the NFCJ serves as a leader, alongside diverse coalitions, in identifying and reforming flaws and inequities in the criminal justice system, and redressing systemic racism, and ensuring that its members and others in the criminal defense bar are fully equipped to serve all accused persons at the highest level.

For 60 years, NACDL has been the bedrock of the criminal defense bar. With support from the NFCJ, NACDL continues to press for real criminal justice reform in policy and in the courts, every day, by helping lawyers challenge government abuses of power.

For information on event sponsorships, please contact NACDL's Director of Development Clay Braswell at cbraswell@nacdl.org or call (202) 465-7641.

Advocate of Change:

Linda and Norman Reimer

Benefactors:



Andy Birrell
Juanita Brooks

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(You will be asked to either log in to your existing NACDL account, or create a visitor account) For questions, or assistance with purchasing tickets or sponsorships, please contact Director of Development Clay Braswell at cbraswell@nacdl.org or call 202-465-7641.

Sponsorship and Ticket Information
Guest (one ticket) $300
Patron (two tickets) $500
Benefactor (recognition at the event, in The Champion® and NACDL website plus two tickets) $1,000
Advocate of Change (recognition at the event, in The Champion® and NACDL website plus four tickets) $2,500

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