Policing the Police: The Federal Government's Role in Reforming Police Practices
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (CST)
Policing the Police:
The Federal Government's Role in Reforming
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The University of Texas School of Law
Francis Auditorium (TNH 2.114)
The Opportunity Forum is pleased to co-sponsor a talk by Christy Lopez, a national expert on policing and this year’s G. Rollie White scholar-in-residence at The University of Texas School of Law. Lopez serves as the Deputy Chief of the Special Litigation Section in the U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division. She has been the DOJ's lead on many ongoing police misconduct investigations, including Ferguson. Lopez will speak on the role and the work of the Department of Justice in nationwide police reform.
About the UT Opportunity Forum
The UT Opportunity Forum is an interdisciplinary collaboration of University of Texas faculty working to foster the expansion of equitable opportunities for low-income Texans. Through applied research, educational forums, and experiential learning opportunities, the Forum engages the University and community leaders in developing inclusive strategies to improve low-income Texans' access to economic opportunities and to foster stronger and more equitable communities.
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