|Thursday, January 1st||12:00 AM||
Mary Bauer, Southern Poverty Law Center's Immigrant Justice Project
The two-day event consisted of numerous panels and roundtable discussions with notable speakers from across the country. Panels explored topics such as the problem of eyewitness testimony in capital cases, examining the health law partnership, the harsh sentencing of juvenile offenders, samesex marriage, the prevalence of sex trafficking and the sexual exploitation of minors, and combating economic disparity with civic engagement. Supreme Court review, ethics in practice, funding a public interest career, and race and the law were also addressed during lunch roundtable discussions.