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UofSC MLK Law Forum & Film Screening: “Rikers: An American Jail”

Friday, January 19, 2018, 2:00 AM - 5:00 AM


Presented by the Black Law Students Association, this documentary film screening explores the human crisis and toll of mass incarceration. After the screening, Judi Gatson of WIS TV, will moderate a panel discussion in the J. Karen Williams Courtroom on the ground level of the School of Law. The event is free and open to the general public. Light refreshments provided.

Discussion Panel
* Derek Black, Constitutional Scholar and Law Professor
* Jerry Blassingame, Executive Director of Soteria Community Development Corporation
* Benny Custodio, Former Rikers Inmate and Prison Reform Advocate
* Aaron Greene, BLSA Social Action Chair
* I.S. Leevy Johnson, Former Politician and Criminal Defense Attorney
* Seth Stoughton, Law Enforcement Scholar and Law Professor
* Henrie Montieth Treadwell, Public Health Scholar and Research Professor 

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Columbia, SC 29201

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