Tickets are now available for the second event in the Criminalization of Poverty series sponsored by the Center for Justice and Law at Hamline University:
Friday, October 4 12:30-4:30 pm in Anderson Center
Approved for 3 hours of CLE credit, 1.5 hours of ethics and bias credit
Keynote speaker – Koua Fong Lee, who was wrongly convicted of killing three people in 2006 in the Twin Cities. This event will examine the role of race, culture, and poverty in contributing to wrongful convictions.
John Choi, Ramsey County Attorney
Julie Jonas, Legal Director, MN Innocence Project
Hans Anderson, Assistant Attorney General
Koua Fong Lee, Wrongfully Convicted Individual
Panghoua Moua, Wife of Wrongfully Convicted Individual
Kathleen Moccio, Lawyer, Binger Center for New Americans
Read more about Koua Fong Lee here –
Tickets are also still available for our first event in a few weeks:
Friday, September 20 1:00-4:30 pm in Klas Center
Approved for 3 hours of CLE credit
*New speaker added – St. Paul Mayor, Melvin Carter
Come hear the stories of those who committed crimes, those who got away with them, and those who have been directly affected by the criminal justice system. Keynote by author and national speaker Emily Baxter of “We Are All Criminals”.
Discuss the policies and practices that can help end our decades of mass incarceration and criminalization of poverty with Tonja Honsey, Rep. Lesch, Richard McLemore, and Drew Schaffer.
View the SEEN Exhibit by We Are All Criminals and art by incarcerated women at 12:30pm.