Criminal Justice Reform – Expert Lecture Series

Catch up on our 2020 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.

Hear from professionals in the legal field as they discuss a variety of topics to help you prepare throughout this debate season. You can re-watch on the Chicago Debates YouTube channel: or on our Facebook Page.

Upcoming Lectures:


Past Lectures:

November 19th: Restorative Justice Activist Shelley Winner, Re-Entry & Sentencing Reform Watch on Youtube

November 5th: Chief Sydney Roberts, Police Accountability Watch on Youtube

October 23rd: Civil Rights Attorney Al Gerhardstein, Court Systems Watch on Youtube

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

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September 24th: Ald. Matt Martin, Chicago Policing & Politics Watch on Youtube

September 10th : Sharone Mitchell, Cash Bail Reform Watch on Youtube