Katheryn D. Katz ’70 Memorial Lecture Series
“Race, Adolescence, and Trauma: The Criminalization of Black Youth in America”
Monday, October 18, 2021
ON-CAMPUS - 1928 BUILDING - DAMC (STUDENTS, FACULTY, STAFF ONLY)
VIRTUAL - ZOOM (ALUMNI AND GUESTS)
ZOOM LINK TO BE SENT IN CONFIRMATION EMAIL
SEE INFORMATION BELOW REGARDING ATTENDING IN PERSON.
Prof. Kristin Nicole Henning
Blume Professor of Law; Director of the Juvenile Justice Clinic and Initiative
Join Georgetown Law Professor Henning for a presentation on “Race, Adolescence, and Trauma: The Criminalization of Black Youth in America”.
About Prof. Kristin Nicole Henning
Kristin Henning is the Blume Professor of Law and Director of the Juvenile Justice Clinic and Initiative at Georgetown Law, where she and her law students represent youth accused of delinquency in Washington, DC. Kris was previously the Lead Attorney for the Juvenile Unit of the D.C. Public Defender Service and is currently the Director of the Mid-Atlantic Juvenile Defender Center. She has been representing children accused of crime for more than 25 years.
Kris trains state actors across the country on the impact of racial bias in the juvenile and criminal legal systems.
Kris writes extensively about race, adolescence, and policing. Her new book, The Rage of Innocence: How America Criminalizes Black Youth, is forthcoming with Pantheon Books (Penguin Random House) on September 28, 2021.
To read her full bio, click here.
About the Katheryn D. Katz ’70 Lecture Series
The Katheryn D. Katz ’70 Lecture Series was established in 2014 to focus on the family law topics that Professor Katz made central to her teaching, including domestic violence, gender and the law, children and the law, reproductive rights, and inequality.
Information Regarding Event Attendance:
This event will take place on campus with an option for virtual viewing.
- Students, faculty, and staff may attend in person.
- Alumni and all other guests who wish to attend in person, please indicate your interest during registration. We will be in touch regarding final in person attendance as the program become closer. You will also receive the Zoom link in the registration.
- Invited guests to the Albany Law School campus must show proof of vaccination prior to entering the 1928 Building. Masks must be worn indoors at all times while on campus.