Rita Cameron Wedding

Rita Cameron Wedding is a professor of Women’s Studies and Ethnic Studies at Sacramento State University, California. She is an expert on juvenile justice and implicit bias.

Cameron Wedding is an expert faculty member for the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, where she has trained judges on court improvement initiatives in over 40 states. 

She was also a consultant for the Annie E. Casey Foundation, one of the largest child advocacy foundations in the U.S.

Cameron Wedding has also provided expert testimony before the U.S. Commission on Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities and conducted research for expert testimony in a federal jury trial.  

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Areas of Expertise: Juvenile Justice and Reform, Implicit Bias

Location: Sacramento, California

Contact Info:

       Email: drrcamwed@aol.com

       Phone: (916) 956-1462

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Kristin Henning

Kristin Henning is a Professor of Law and Director of the Juvenile Justice Clinic and Initiative at Georgetown Law. She is an expert on Juvenile Justice, Adolescence and Policing, and Race. 

Henning was previously the Lead Attorney for the Juvenile Unit of the D.C. Public Defender Service and is currently the Director of the Mid-Atlantic Juvenile Defender Center.

She is also President of the Board of Directors for the Center for Children’s Law and Policy, and has served as an expert consultant on juvenile justice to a number of state and federal agencies. 

Henning has represented juveniles in serious cases, supervised and trained new Public Defender Service attorneys, and coordinated and conducted training for court-appointed attorneys representing juveniles. 

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Areas of Expertise: Juvenile Justice, Race, Adolescence and Policing, Juvenile Justice Reform

Location: Washington D.C. 

Contact Info:

       Email: hennink@georgetown.edu 

       Phone: (202) 215-5754

       Twitter: @profkrishenning

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Khalilah Brown-Dean

Khalilah Brown-Dean is an Associate Professor of political science at Quinnipiac University. Her research interests include the political dynamics surrounding the criminal justice system, especially as it relates to voting rights policies.

Before coming to Quinnipiac, Brown-Dean was the Peter Strauss Family Assistant Professor of African-American Studies at Yale University. Her political commentary and analysis has been featured in a number of outlets including The New York Times, the American Urban Radio Network and WNPR’s “Where We Live” blog. Brown-Dean’s most recent book, Once Convicted, Forever Doomed: Race Punishment ad Governance explores how humans’ relationship to punishment impairs both the strength and function of American governance.


Associate Professor of political science, Quinnipiac University

Location: Hamden, Connecticut

Areas of Expertise: Criminal justice, voting rights, political dynamics, mass incarceration, public policy

Contact Information:
E-mail: john.morgan@quinnipiac.edu
Phone: (203) 206-4449 © or (203) 582-5359 (office)

Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve

Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is an expert on criminal justice, mass incarceration, police brutality, criminal defense racism and criminal courts. Van Cleve focuses her research on the cultural impact of mass incarceration and the racial injustice within criminal courts. Her new book, Crook County: Racism and Injustice in America’s Largest Criminal Court  “reveals the paradoxes and pain of our modern legal culture, including the effects on the punished and punishers” according to  Henry Louis Gates. She has provided legal commentary on several news networks including MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, discussing cultural problems with Chicago police, seen here.

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Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at Temple University

Areas of Expertise: Criminal Justice, Mass Incarceration, Police Brutality, Criminal Defense Racism, Criminal Courts and Criminal Court Reform

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Contact Information:

Email: nvancleve@temple.edu 

Publicist info (Emi Battaglia):

ebpr@yahoo.com 

914-584-8297

Twitter:@nvancleve

Heard on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Show

 

Inimai Chettiar

Inimai Chettiar is the director of the Brennan Center for Justice’s Justice Program, where she works to create an effective, rational and fair legal system. The program proposes and works to enact data-driven policy and legal reforms aimed at two main goals: ending mass incarceration and closing the justice gap for low-income Americans.

Chettiar has written for publications such as Huffington Post, The Atlantic and The New York Times, and has appeared on RT and Black Agenda Report Radio.

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Director of the Justice Program, Brennan Center for Justice

Areas of Expertise: Law, Justice, Incarceration, Affirmative Action, Race, Low-Income Americans, Legal Reform

Location: New York, NY

Contact Information: 

Please contact Naren Daniel, Brennan Center for Justice communication coordinator

Email: naren.daniel@nyu.edu

Phone: (646) 292-8310

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