Criminal Justice Reform – Expert Lecture Series

Join Chicago Debates for our new lecture series, coinciding with this year’s debate topic, Criminal Justice Reform-Resolved: The United States federal government should enact substantial criminal justice reform in the United States in one or more of the following: forensic science, policing, sentencing.

Tune in to hear from professionals in the legal field as they discuss a variety of topics to help you prepare for the upcoming debate season. You can watch Live on Thursdays on the Chicago Debates YouTube channel:

Next Lecture:

October 23, 3pm: Al Gerhardstein – Court Systems

Upcoming Lectures:


Past Lectures:

October 8th: Equip for Equality Attorney Jessica Gingold – Criminal Legal System

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September 24th: Ald. Matt Martin – Chicago Policing & Politics

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September 10th : Sharone Mitchell – Cash Bail Reform

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