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Shutting Down the School to Prison Pipeline

September 18, 2015        8:00 am - 5:30 pm

2015 Nova Law Review Symposium

with the

Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association

Shutting Down the School to Prison Pipeline

Keynote Speaker: Florida Supreme Court Justice Peggy Quince

NSU Law, the Nova Law Review, and a broad coalition of nonprofit organizations have come together to build a national platform to address the crisis of unnecessary incarceration for teens. Academics, practitioners, policy-makers, educators, community activists, and thought leaders are invited to exchange ideas, form effective strategies, and engage in meaningful dialogue about systemic change for educational reform and new approaches to school discipline.

The Florida Bar approved 10 CLE credit hours (General) for this Symposium
including 10 Certification Credits in Criminal Appellate Law, Criminal Trial Law, Education Law, and Juvenile Law.

Co-sponsoring organizations include:
American Civil Liberties Union
GSCBWLA logo in maroon and gold lettering with scales of justice on the left hand side
Miami Dade Public Defender’s Office
Broward County Public Schools
Anti-Defamation League The Advancement Project
Florida Association of Women Lawyers
Haitian Lawyers Association
Children Service Council of Broward County

Welcome, Schedule, Speaker/Panel Biographies and Abstracts

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