W&L Law Symposium: Policing in America – Powers and Accountability

http://law2.wlu.edu/crsj/page.asp?pageid=1800 Addressing mass incarceration, discriminatory use of force, and militarized policing in America Friday, January 29, 2016 Washington and Lee School of Law 1 Denny Circle Lexington, Virginia 24450 A full agenda outlining all panel presentations and speakers is forthcoming. For more information, please contact Emelia Hall at halltuisawau.e@law.wlu.edu.


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