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Domestic & Sexual Violence in DC - What the Law Says & What More Should It Say
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Legal & policy experts will discuss the legal challenges with the issues of Domestic & Sexual Violence. Topics include the current state of law, investigation, arrest & prosecution, & victim protection. Reception to follow!

10/21/2015
When: Wednesday, October 21
6:30-8 PM
Where: Moot Court Room
4340 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, District of Columbia  20008
United States
Presenter: District of Columbia Affairs Section of the DC Bar
Contact: Smruti Radkar


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Above: Sarah Connell, Malik Washington, Anita Bonds, Peter Newsham, China Wilson and Keith Alexander 

In observance of October as Domestic Violence month, please join us in a discussion with a panel of legal and policy experts on the legal challenges and issues of domestic & sexual violence.  The panel will focus on key issues, including those regarding the protection & housing of victims, the arrest & prosecution of offenders, and legislative proposals (including Council member Bonds' bill on sexual assault on campus).

Evening reception will follow. Finger foods will be served.

Panelists: 

Sarah Connell, Domestic Violence Section, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia

Malik Washington, Training and Outreach Specialist, DC Domestic Violence Coalition

Anita Bonds, DC Councilmember

Peter Newsham, Assistant Chief, Metropolitan Police Department

China Wilson, Director of the Office of Career Services and Experiential Learning and Title IX Coordinator, Trinity Washington University

Moderator:

Keith Alexander, The Washington Post


Co-sponsors

David A. Clarke School of Law, University of the District of Columbia

The Federal City Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Inc.  

Co-sponsoring Sections of the DC Bar

·         Torts Section

·         Criminal Law and Individual Rights Section

·         Courts Lawyers and Administration of Justice Section

·         Family Law Section

·         Immigration and Human Rights Committee of the International Law Section


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