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.
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
Keith Alexander, The Washington Post
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