“One House” Town Hall: Know Your Rights

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Over 300 people attended the “One House” Town Hall: Know Your Rights.  U.S. Congressman Horsford discussed the anti-racial profiling legislation he is bringing forward in Congress.  A panel moderated by LVNBA President Prof. Rachel Anderson discussed statistics related to racial profiling, racially disparate stops, arrests, and use of force.

Speakers:

 

  • Congressman Steven Horsford
  • Rachel Anderson, Professor of law at the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law and President of the Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association
  • Tod Story, Executive Director at the ACLU of Nevada
  • Captain William Scott, Bolden Area Command Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
  • Kelley Jones, Deputy Public Defender at the Clark County Public Defender’s Office and member of the Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association
  • Scott Morris, President of the Black Law Students Association

WHAT NEXT? Part II – “One House” Town Hall: Call to Action at UNLV on Saturday, October 4, 2014. The “One House” Town Hall this week was an important step but knowing our rights and avoiding the worst outcomes is not enough. There are still more issues to be addressed: anti-racial profiling legislation, diversity on the police force, addressing issues in law enforcement training and use of discretion, voting to make your voice heard, and techniques on how to engage in effective and peaceful activism.

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