Chiang to Discuss Race, Schools, and the Criminal Justice System on May 20 CLE Panel

Emily_Chiang_n73pejOn May 20, 2015, Associate Professor Emily Chiang will speak on a live radio panel discussion, “Race, Schools, and the Criminal Justice System: Are Schools Pushing Certain Students in the Wrong Direction?” The panel, which is sponsored by the Salt Lake County Bar Association, is being offered for 1.5 hours CLE credit.

In the discussion, which will be broadcast live on KUER 90.1 at 11:00 a.m., Chiang will be joined by Sharon Gallagher-Fishbaugh, president of the Utah Education Association. KUER’s Doug Fabrizio will moderate.

The CLE will be held at the Wasatch Retreat and Conference Center located within the Episcopal Church Center of Utah, 75 South 200 East, in Salt Lake City. Cost is $20 for Salt Lake County Bar Members, and $25 for all others. Payment to Salt Lake County Bar Association in advance or at the door.

“Race, Schools, and the Criminal Justice System” will focus on whether school disciplinary measures taken as early as elementary school are having the unintended consequence of funneling children into the criminal justice system. Due to constraints of live radio, questions to be asked during the broadcast should be emailed in advance to Lunch will be served at noon with an unrestricted question and answer session thereafter.

For more information, or to RSVP, visit the Salt Lake County Bar Association website.