Professor Kami Chavis Simmons to speak about police brutality at Howard University law school on Sept. 16

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Professor Kami Chavis

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons will participate in a panel discussion at Howard University School of Law as part of its “After Ferguson” symposium on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Charles Hamilton Houston Moot Court Room at Howard University School of Law.

The panel will discuss the recent events in Ferguson, Mo., the broader discussion of police brutality, and the militarization of our police force in the United States. The discussion will be followed by a question-and-answer session from students and attendees, and a reception for invited guests. Tuesday’s symposium is also a significant part of Howard University’s Constitution Day Events schedule.

In addition to Professor Simmons, panelists include:

  • Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, Georgetown University Professor, author, and radio host
  • Attorney Benjamin Crump, Civil Rights Attorney
  • Attorney Donald Temple, Civil Rights Attorney
  • Dr. Cedric Alexander, National President of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE)
  • Professor Mae Quinn, Washington University School of Law
  • Dr. Greg Carr, Howard University School of Law

About Howard University School of Law
The U.S. Congress chartered Howard University, a coeducational private institution in Washington, D.C., in 1867. Howard is a historically black institution that offers an educational experience of exceptional quality to students with high academic potential. Particular emphasis is placed on providing educational opportunities for promising African Americans and other minority students. The university has a diverse student body and faculty.