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Athens, GA 30602 United States

March 2016

Susette M. Talarico Lecture: Dr. Steven Clark- “Truth, Justice, and Eyewitness Identification”
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Larry Walker Room, UGA Law School

Susette M. Talarico Lecture featuring Dr. Steven Clark "Truth, Justice, and Eyewitness Identification" Socio-legal research on eyewitness identification had little impact on the criminal justice system in the United States until the 1990’s when a reform movement gathered momentum from DNA exoneration cases that revealed dozens (now hundreds) of cases in which innocent people had been erroneously convicted due to mistaken identification evidence. But new research suggests that many of the reforms that were proposed – and in some cases…

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March 2017

Susette M. Talarico Lecture: “Criminal Records, Spillovers, and the Growing Stickiness of Public Labels”
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Larry Walker Room, UGA Law School

Regents Professor and Martindale Chair in Sociology and Law at the University of Minnesota Dr. Christopher Uggen will provide this year's Talarico Lecture. Contemporary criminology offers compelling evidence that the distinction between “criminal” and “non-criminal” is largely a matter of time. Yet crime discourse and policy remain rooted in the notion of criminality as an immutable individual characteristic. This talk contrasts the fluidity in criminal behavior with the growing stickiness of public labels, drawing from experimental studies of criminal records…

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February 2018

2018 Susette M. Talarico Lecture: “Trust, Race, and Police: The Contemporary Challenges of History”
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Larry Walker Room, UGA Law School

Presented by Chief Louis M. Dekmar, Chief of Police, LaGrange Police Department During the span of his 40-year career, Chief Louis M. Dekmar has served in law enforcement as a police officer, detective, division commander, and Chief of Police. Since 1995, he has served as the Chief of Police and Chief of Public Safety for the City of LaGrange. Dekmar also acts as the President of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and Past President and Chair of…

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March 2023

Susette M. Talarico Lecture
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Larry Walker Room, UGA Law School

The Criminal Justice Studies Program and the Criminal Justice Society invite you to the 2023 Susette M. Talarico Lecture "American Police Reform, Act 2: Where Progress Stalls" presented by Jim Newton Veteran Journalist, Author & Teacher WHEN: Wednesday, March 22, 2023 2:00 - 3:00 PM WHERE: UGA Law School Rusk Hall Larry Walker Room Modern American police reform, Act 1: Los Angeles police beat Rodney King into submission at a darkened intersection on March 3, 1991. A state trial, acquittals,…

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September 2023

2023 Judge Johnson Lecture on Race, Law and Policy
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Larry Walker Room, UGA Law School

The School of Public and International Affairs and the UGA School of Law present the annual Judge Horace J. Johnson Lecture on Race, Law and Policy a conversation with Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta Co-moderated by Professor John Meixner and Professor Clare Norins WHEN Tuesday, September 19, 2023 Program | 3:30pm WHERE Larry Walker Room, Rusk Hall The content and opinions expressed during events hosted by the School of Public & International events do not necessarily reflect the views of nor are they…

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