Conference Highlights Unequal Justice

By Drexel University | February 11, 2019

Emerging Leader Fellow Kee Tobar spoke at the Liberty and Justice: Moving from Some to All conference on the disproportionate contact LGBTQ+ youth have with the justice system.

Inequities in the legal system took center stage at Liberty and Justice: Moving from Some to All, a Feb. 8 conference and CLE organized by law students from Drexel, Temple, Penn, Villanova, Rutgers-Camden and Widener universities and co-hosted by the Philadelphia Bar Association.

The second annual conference, held at the Thomas R. Kline Institute of Trial Advocacy, featured panel discussions and workshops as well as an exhibit including artwork created by incarcerated individuals. The event featured perspectives from attorneys, activists, law professors and individuals and families directly affected by the criminal justice system on how to promote positive change.

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