Pro Bono Research Group Conference on Criminal Justice Reform

Date & Time: 01/27/2017 12:00 pm - 01/27/2017 4:30 pm

The Pro Bono Research Group, along with Advocates for Children and the Criminal Law Society, is hosting a conference on Criminal Justice Reform on Friday, Jan. 27, from noon to 4:30 p.m. in Saxbe Auditorium.


Noon – 12:45 p.m. – A Presentation on Criminal Justice Reform in Ohio; Mike Brickner, Senior Policy Director, ACLU of Ohio. Lunch will be served
12:45 – 1:15 p.m.Panel Discussion on Proposed Reforms; Mike Brickner, Senior Policy Director, ACLU of Ohio; Douglas A. Berman, Robert J. Watkins/Procter & Gamble Professor of Law, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law; and Brian Howe, Ohio Innocence Project
1:15 – 1:30 p.m. – Break
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.A Discussion on the School to Prison Pipeline; Sarah Biehl, Policy Consultant, Children’s Defense Fund-Ohio; and Erin Davies, Executive Director, Juvenile Justice Coalition
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. – Criminal Justice Reform: A Professional View; James Lowe, First Assistant, Franklin County Prosecutor’s Crminal Division; Ric Simmons, Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer Professor for the Administration of Justice and Rule of Law, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law; and Deborah Williams, Federal Public Defender, Southern District of Ohio
2:30 – 2:45 p.m. – Break
2:45 – 3:30 p.m.A Presentation on the Ohio Innocence Project; Brian Howe, Ohio Innocence Project
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. – Social hour with refreshments


Registration deadline has passed.