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On Friday, November 20, 2015, The Georgetown Law Journal will host its Volume 104 Symposium—Police/State: Race, Power, and Control—a full-day event bringing together acclaimed legal scholars, practitioners, and social activists to identify and analyze underlying causes of and potential solutions to the crises of racialized police violence in America. Georgetown Law Professor Allegra McLeod will introduce the event and frame the day’s discussion, and Professor Paul Butler will deliver the keynote address. Four panels will convene to discuss discrete issues both at the core and on the margins of today’s discourse on race and policing: Policing “Second-Class” Citizens, Intersectionality in the Police State, Demographic Diversity and Institutional Racism, and Technology and Police Accountability.

Admission to the event is free and open to all. The Symposium will take place in Hart Auditorium from 9:00 A.M. until 5:15 P.M., followed by a reception. The Keynote Address will be delivered at 1:10 P.M.

The editors of The Georgetown Law Journal are proud to present Police/State with co-sponsorships from The Georgetown Journal of Law & Modern Critical Race Perspectives, The Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law & Policy, and nearly a dozen student organizations. The resulting scholarship will be published in Volume 104, Issue 6 of The Georgetown Law Journal.

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