The Center for Ethics at St. Thomas University will host the Ethics, Justice and the Community Conference, Friday, September 30. The conference examines the challenges and opportunities faced by law enforcement and criminal justice institutions in the 21st Century and explores reforms that will achieve effective and ethical outcomes in our communities. Panel discussions will cover the following topics:
- Police Chief’s Roundtable: Policing in the 21st Century
- Police-Citizen Encounters: A Delicate Balancing Act
- Crime, Punishment and Restorative Justice
- Criminal Justice Reforms: A Legislative and Judicial Update
- Media Coverage of Crime
- Chief Antonio Brooklen, City of Miami Gardens
- Bob Butterworth, former Florida Attorney General
- Senator Miguel Diaz de la Portilla, Chair, FL Senate Judiciary Committee
- Dean Tamara Lawson, St. Thomas University School of Law
- The Honorable Carlos Martinez, Public Defender, 11th Judicial Circuit
- Chief Paul O’Connell, City of Wilton Manors
- Judge Scott Silverman
General admission costs $75 and includes a continental breakfast and lunch.
For more information and details on the schedule of events, please visit: www.stu.edu/ethics.