Event Title

Restorative Justice and Juvenile Justice - VIDEO

Event Type

Talk

Location

Hilton 100

Streaming Media

Start Date

23-10-2013 7:00 PM

End Date

23-10-2013 9:00 PM

Description

Moderated by Ruth Cusick, Staff Attorney, Children’s Rights Project, Public Counsel Law Center

Honorable Irma J. Brown, Inglewood Juvenile Court Judge

Judge Brown graduated from Loyola Marymount University in 1970 and Loyola University School of Law in 1973. She worked at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles from 1975-77 and as a partner at Hudson, Sandoz & Brown from 1978 - 1982. She was appointed by Governor George Deukmejian to the Los Angeles Municipal Court in 1982 and then became a Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge in 2000 when both the Los Angeles Municipal and Superior Courts merged as one thru unification. In 2010, Judge Brown is 62 years of age. She is a registered Democrat.

Elizabeth Calvin, Senior Advocate, Human Rights Watch, Children's Rights Division

Elizabeth Calvin is an attorney with experience in juvenile justice, foster care, and education rights. At Human Rights Watch she focuses on the rights of children in California, with a specific emphasis on children and youth in foster care and the criminal justice systems. Her work includes research and writing on human rights violations against children, policy and legal advocacy, and building partnerships with community groups. She is an author of three Human Rights Watch reports on juveniles serving life without parole, and works closely with a national campaign to end the use of extreme prison sentences for youth. In 2012, her leadership of a coalition-based effort resulted in the reform of California’s use of life without parole sentences for youth. She has also written on foster care and homelessness, and works closely with youth, faith groups, family members of youth sentenced to life in prison, crime victims, incarcerated individuals, advocates, and activists for youth rights.

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Oct 23rd, 7:00 PM Oct 23rd, 9:00 PM

Restorative Justice and Juvenile Justice - VIDEO

Hilton 100

Moderated by Ruth Cusick, Staff Attorney, Children’s Rights Project, Public Counsel Law Center

Honorable Irma J. Brown, Inglewood Juvenile Court Judge

Judge Brown graduated from Loyola Marymount University in 1970 and Loyola University School of Law in 1973. She worked at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles from 1975-77 and as a partner at Hudson, Sandoz & Brown from 1978 - 1982. She was appointed by Governor George Deukmejian to the Los Angeles Municipal Court in 1982 and then became a Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge in 2000 when both the Los Angeles Municipal and Superior Courts merged as one thru unification. In 2010, Judge Brown is 62 years of age. She is a registered Democrat.

Elizabeth Calvin, Senior Advocate, Human Rights Watch, Children's Rights Division

Elizabeth Calvin is an attorney with experience in juvenile justice, foster care, and education rights. At Human Rights Watch she focuses on the rights of children in California, with a specific emphasis on children and youth in foster care and the criminal justice systems. Her work includes research and writing on human rights violations against children, policy and legal advocacy, and building partnerships with community groups. She is an author of three Human Rights Watch reports on juveniles serving life without parole, and works closely with a national campaign to end the use of extreme prison sentences for youth. In 2012, her leadership of a coalition-based effort resulted in the reform of California’s use of life without parole sentences for youth. She has also written on foster care and homelessness, and works closely with youth, faith groups, family members of youth sentenced to life in prison, crime victims, incarcerated individuals, advocates, and activists for youth rights.