Posted by: Ray Brescia | March 30, 2021

Policing, Homelessness, and Immigration Detention: A Virtual Conversation around Lawyering in Crisis Situations.

Please join the student chapters of the American Constitution Society at American University, Washington College of Law; The George Washington University Law School; the American Constitution Society DC Lawyer Chapter; Albany Law School; and the National American Constitution Society, for a virtual discussion about the new book “Crisis Lawyering: Effective Legal Advocacy in Emergency Situations” (NYU Press, 2021). 1.5 Professional Practice NY CLE credits available. Here’s the all-star lineup of speakers:

Prof. Christy E. Lopez
Professor from Practice, Georgetown Law Center and author: “Responding to the (Dual) Policing Crisis in Ferguson,” in Crisis Lawyering.

Richard Pinner
Associate Counsel, Local Initiatives Support Corporation and author: “Litigation for the Homeless in the 1980s: A Look Back” in Crisis Lawyering.

Prof. Sarah Rogerson
Director of the Justice Center and Professor of Law, Albany Law School, and author: “Preparation, Crisis, Struggle, Idea: The Birth of the Detention Outreach Project,” in Crisis Lawyering.

The conversation will be moderated by yours truly.

1.5 Hours of free NY CLE is available for attendance.

Participation is free and open to the public but registration is required. Register here.


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