In response to recent events, the Honors Program hosted a joint event with the YC Tzedek Society and the Stern Social Justice Society on February 11th, entitled “Criminal Justice System and Minorities: A Reflection on the Eric Garner and Michael Brown Cases.” This highly relevant panel discussion included Ms. Sarah Lustbader, a public defender; Professor Ekow N. Yankan, a professor at Cardozo Law School who specializes in race relations; Professor Michael Lyles, a professor at Cardozo Law School and ex-Assistant District Attorney in the office of the Manhattan District Attorney; and Rabbi Yosef Blau, senior spiritual adviser at Yeshiva University.

Read more about the panel here.

 

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