criminal justice reform Archives | DCLAW Students


Consider What’s at Stake: The LSIC End-of-Year Appeal

One encounter with the criminal justice system can lead to a record that stays with you for life, interfering with your ability to work, find housing, and provide for basic needs. Thousands of men and women in Washington, DC carry this burden—even if they have done nothing wrong or have already paid their dues. Many are eligible to seal their record yet lack the knowledge and resources to do so on their own.

This holiday season, you can fight this injustice. Please Donate an Hour and Give a Second Chance.

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Celebration of Service Is Just Around the Corner

Please join us in supporting our distinguished allies in reform, Michele Roberts and Marc Morial—and let’s have some serious fun!

We promise a lively evening of great  food, people, and cheer. With music by the Gordon Tenney Trio, featuring Patricia Lyles on vocals. Come solo or bring friends and colleagues. We hope you can make it.

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