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The George Lewis Ruffin Society Convocation

April 14 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Topic: Race and Criminal Justice in Massachusetts and America

Each panelist will discuss the topic from their perspective, covering law enforcement, corrections, the courts, sentencing, and, most importantly, the community perspective. Ralph Gants, Chief Justice of the SJC, will deliver a welcoming address and Roderick Ireland, former Chief Justice of the SJC and President of the Ruffin Society, will act as moderator.

Panelists:

William Gross: Superintendent-in-Chief of the Boston Police Department

Steve Tompkins: Sheriff of Suffolk County

Anthony Braga: Director of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Amy Farrell: Associate Director and Associate Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Robert Ronquillo, Jr: Chief Justice of the Boston Municipal Court

J. Larry Mayes: A representative from the community

Details

Date:
April 14
Time:
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Event Category:
Audience(s):
Academics & Faculty, Alumni, Student Life, Students
Website:
https://goo.gl/QEP6G6

Organizer

College of Social Sciences and Humanities

Venue

Fenway Center
77 Saint Stephen Street
Boston, MA 02215 United States
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Phone:
(617) 373-2632
Website:
http://www.northeastern.edu/eventvenues/fenway-center/