The Budd Innocence Center co-sponsors Capital Punishment Center event "Renaldo Speaks Toward Decarceration." On Wednesday, October 18, 2023, Renaldo Hudson will speak about his work to end mass incarceration in Illinois.
Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner visited Texas Law among other top law schools around the country. He and his team spoke to students about prosecution, criminal justice reform, and the concept of progressive prosecution.
An event for new and returning Texas Law students exploring lawyering for social change. Keynote speaker: Taylor Brown, Staff Attorney, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer & HIV Project, Ruth Bader Ginsburg Center for Liberty, ACLU, New York, New York
Jessica Brand, Founder and Co-Director of the Wren Collective, an organization which advises and consults on criminal justice issues, and Trudy Strassburger, the Deputy District Attorney of Travis County, will discuss the concept of “Progressive Prosecution” as well specific policies and practices of the Travis County District Attorney's Office.
Join us for an event for new and returning students exploring lawyering for social change, including an inspiring keynote address, an alumni panel, and opportunities to connect with like-minded students, faculty, staff and attorneys.
This year, Change It Up! will take place over two afternoons, the keynote address on Friday, August 28 and an alumni panel and student breakout sessions on Friday, September 11 – all via Zoom.
Join us for an event for new and returning students exploring lawyering for social change, including an inspiring keynote, an alumni panel, and opportunities to connect with like-minded students, faculty, staff and attorneys. Keynote speaker: Stephanie Rudolph.
Stephanie Rudolph is the Director of the Source of Income Unit at the New York City Commission on Human Rights where she supervises a team of attorneys and advocates dedicated to enforcing the New York City human rights law. Her team intervenes when apartment brokers and/or owners refuse to rent to homeless families and individuals with housing subsidies provided by the government. Rudolph’s team also handles claims of housing discrimination related to race, disability, national origin, perceived citizenship status, and age.
Lara Bazelon, Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Criminal Juvenile Justice Clinic and the Racial Justice Clinic at University of San Francisco School of Law, discussed life after exoneration and the idea of restorative justice.
The Budd Innocence Center hosted Tucker Carrington, Director of the George C. Cochran Innocence Project at the University of Mississippi School of Law and Radley Balko of The Washington Post, co-authors of "The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist: A True Story of Injustice in the American South."
An event for new students exploring lawyering for social change, including a keynote by Blake Stroud (Executive Director of the Arch City Defenders in St. Louis), a student/alumni panel, and opportunities to connect with like-minded students, faculty, staff and attorneys.