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 Officer Peter Liang and the Asian America Community: Scapegoating, Justice, or Something Else?


Date: 04/15/2016
Time: 11:30 AM to 01:00 PM
Contact: Cho,Stacie

Location: Hutchins Hall 220

Description: Officer Peter Liang was the first NYPD officer convicted in over a decade for a line-of-duty shooting against the tense political and social backdrop of a post-Ferguson world. Officer Liang's defense attorneys, Rae Koshetz and Robert Brown, and local journalist and activist Frances Kai-Hwa Wang will discuss Liang's legal case and the posture of Asian Americans and other minority groups within a highly racialized criminal justice system.