2012 Juvenile Justice and Racial Disproportionality Conference

On March 28, 2012, the Task Force presented to the Washington State Supreme Court on Juvenile Justice and Racial Disproportionality. The presentation included section on “Evidence of Disparity & Disproportionality in the Juvenile Justice System” and “Youth Voice – Reflections & Recommendations.”

Part 1

Part 2

Supporting documents from the presentation may be viewed at the University of Washington School of Law Task Force page

2010 Presentation to the Washington State Supreme Court

The Task Force’s first meeting took place on November 4, 2010. On March 2, 2011, it presented a preliminary report on race and the criminal justice system to the Washington Supreme Court and leaders of the bar.

Presenters included Judge Steven C. Gonzalez, Chair of the Washington State Access to Justice Board and King County Superior Court Judge, Jason Gillmer, Professor of Law and John J. Hemmingson Chair in Civil Liberties at Gonzaga University School of Law, Alexes Harris and Katherine Beckett, Professors of Sociology at the University of Washington, and Robert Chang, Professor of Law and Director of the Fred T. Korematsu Center at Seattle University School of Law.

Webcast courtesy of TV Washington.