Title

Working in the Public Interest Law Conference

Authors

John D. Allen, Superior Court Judge, Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit
Anne E. Barnes, Georgia Court of Appeals
Flor Bermudez, Lambda Legal National Office
B.J. Bernstein, The Bernstein Firm, P.C.
Audrey Brannen, Clarke County Department of Family and Children Services
Safiya Byars, Gonzales & Associates
Hazina Campbell, University of Alabama School of Law
Julian A. Cook, University of Georgia School of LawFollow
Cathlee Duff-Gilbert, Clarke County Department of Family and Children Services
David J. Dunn, Jr., Georgia Public Defender Standards Council
Thomas Dunn, Georgia Resource Center
Margaret Enfinger, University of Alabama School of Law
Hilton M. Fuller, Jr., Superior Court Judge, Dekalb County Georgia
Russell C. Gabriel, University of Georgia School of LawFollow
Antonio Ginatta, Georgia Appleseed
John P. Griffin, YouthPride
Rita Harris, Sierra Club Tennessee
Sherry Jackson, Community Care Services Program
Kenneth B. Hodges, Dougherty County District Attorney's Office
Glenn S. Johnson, Clark Atlanta University Environmental Justice Resource Center
Pardiss Kebriaei, Center for Constitutional Rights
Carol Kolinchak, Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana
Lee Levine, Levine, Sullivan, Koch and Schultz
Janet McMullen, University of North Alabama
Charles Marvin, Georgia State School of Law
Kenneth B. Nunn, University of Florida Levin College of Law
Judi O'Kelley, Lambda Legal
Ela Orenstein, Air Quality Environmental Justice
Dawn Phillip, Reproductive Justice Projec
John Pickens, Alabama Appleseed
Vernon S. Pitts, Jr., Fulton County Public Defender Office
Jon Rapping, John Marshall Law School
Sabrina Rhinehart, Georgia Public Defender Standards Council
Jamie B. Roskie, University of Georgia School of LawFollow
Alexander W. Scherr, University of Georgia School of LawFollow
Kay Scott, Planned Parenthood of Georgia
Azadeh Shahshahani, ACLU
David R. Sweat, Superior Court Judge, Western Judicial Circuit
Susan Tate, Athens-Clarke County Georgia Probate Court
Leisa G. Terry, Dougherty County Circuit Georgia Public Defender's Office
Whitney Watts, Feminist Women's Health Center
Gerry Weber, Southern Center for Human Rights
Sonja R. West, University of Georgia School of LawFollow
Steven Wizner, Yale Law School

The third annual WIPI conference was held April 4-5, 2008 at the University of Georgia School of Law.

Abstract

The two-day conference included a variety of panel discussions and roundtables on such topics as: civil liberties; race and the criminal justice system; decriminalizing mental illness; funding public defender systems; the media's role in the law; immigration; lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered youth in state sponsored institutions; environmental justice; and women's reproductive rights.

wipi08.pdf (70 kB)
Solving Poverty Through the Law, Advocate, Vol. 42, No. 2 (Spring/Summer 2008), p. 19

wipi_pressrelease.pdf (13 kB)
Law Conference to Focus on Poverty, Press Release, 3/19/08

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