CLE: “Rikers and Beyond”


October 19, 2017 6:00 pm

NYWBA Criminal Law Committee in conjunction with the Appellate Division,
First Department, the Assigned Counsel Plan for the First Department,
and the NYU School of Law, Center for Research in Crime and Justice
are proud to sponsor a CLE Program

“Rikers and Beyond”

A screening of the documentary film

“Rikers: An American Jail”**

Followed by a panel discussion of challenges and issues to be addressed in implementing the recommendation to close the jail at Rikers Island, including


Kirk A. James – Clinical Assistant Professor, NYU Silver School of Social Work


Mika Dashman, Esq. – Founding Director, Restorative Justice Initiative

Martin F. Horn – Distinguished Lecturer, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Jordyn Lexton – Founder and CEO, Drive Change

Michael Rempel – Research Director, Center for Court Innovation

Date/Time: Thursday, October 19, 2017
6:00p,m,– 8:00 p.m.
Location: NYU School of Law
40 Washington Square South Vanderbilt Hall, Room 210, NYC
CLE 2.0 CLE Credits*
Cost: Free
Info.: Email
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*CLE: Provided by the Appellate Division, FIrst Department, an accredited CLE provider.

**Learn more at and follow @RikersFilm