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The Institute on Race and Justice, along with the Kitty and Michael Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy, and Northeastern University School of Law present a panel discussion and screening of Netflix Documentary Trial 4 directed by Remy Burke. The documentary film explores the experience of Sean K. Elis, who was wrongfully charged as a teenager in the 1993 killing of a Boston Police Officer and his fight to prove his innocence while exposing police corruption and systemic racism in the city of Boston. Our distinguished panel will feature Dr. Ted Landsmark, Distinguished Professor and Director of the Kitty and Michael Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy, Daniel S. Medwed, JD., University Distinguished Professor of Law and Criminal Justice, and Lisa Kavanaugh, Innocence Program Director at the Massachusetts Committee for Public Counsel Services. This discussion will be led by Dr. Jack McDevitt, Director of the Institute on Race and Justice.

This event will be held Monday, March 1, 2021 from 5:00 til 6:30 PM and is open to all members of the Northeastern University community and the general public.

This panel will take place on Zoom.  Please email Lisa Laguerre at l.bailey@northeastern.edu to RSVP or for further information.

 

 

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