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Racial Justice, Profiling and Policing: Profound Impact of New SJC Rulings on Criminal Justice [GNBA Program]


November 19, 2020 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Thursday, November 19, 2020 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM


Racial Justice, Profiling and Policing: Profound Impact of New SJC Rulings on Criminal Justice 

Thursday, November 19, 4-6:30 p.m. , Sponsored with the Lawrence Bar Association
Presented on Zoom. All registrants will receive the recording

On September 17th, the SJC ruled on two cases which are predicted to have a profound impact on the criminal justice system. In Commonwealth v. Long and Commonwealth v. Evelyn, the SJC blazed a new trail regarding suppression of evidence based on racial profiling and the pervasive impact of implicit bias. The potential effect on policing from these two cases is recognized by prosecutors and defense counsel. Join us for an inside look at these cases by those involved with its litigation.


About the Faulty

Honorable Frank M. Gaziano, Supreme Judicial Court

K. Hayne Barnwell, Esq., North Andover

Cailin Campbell, Chief, Appeals Unit, Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office

Professor Chris Dearborn, Director, Suffolk Defenders Program, Suffolk University Law School

Donna Patalano, General Counsel & ADA, Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office

Chauncey B. Wood, Esq., Wood & Nathanson, LLP, Boston

Nicole Reilly, Esq., Reilly & Rosnov, PC, Danvers, Moderator


Attend and Learn

How Evelyn and Wood are likely to shape motion practice

How you should alter litigation strategies based on these rulings

What are the implications for law enforcement

What are the open practice questions after these decisions


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