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Racial Discrimination and Criminal Justice

Events • SociologyPolitics • Panel Discussion

The 2012 convictions for the murder of Stephen Lawrence again brought into sharp focus the problematic interaction between racial discrimination and criminal justice. However, this is not just a British problem. A panel of leading voices from politics, academia and legal practice explored the issues at the nexus of race, EU law and policing.

Speakers:

Ben Bowling, Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Kings College London.

Momodou Jallow, Vice-President for the European Network Against Racism in Europe.

Rajiv Menon QC, Garden Court Chambers

Dr Alpa Parmar, Departmental Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Oxford.

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This event was organised in connection with the British Academy Conference The Race Relations Act @ 50.