Prof. Angela Allen-Bell recently gave a presentation during the Greater New Orleans Louis A. Martinet Society’s 2017 end of the year CLE titled With Liberty and Justice for All. The event took place on December 1, 2017 at the Frilot law firm in downtown New Orleans.
Her presentation focused on the requirement in some states where less than a unanimous jury verdict is needed for felony conviction that does not involve the death penalty. Her prior work in this area has been published in the Washington Post and she has given a number of presentations on the topic throughout Louisiana.
Prof. Allen-Bell is a leading voice in social justice issues in the United States, and she was recently named a fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Her research focuses on civil rights, restorative justice, social justice, and the interplay between race and justice. She has the distinction of having been selected for membership in the National Black Lawyers-Top 100, an invitation-only organization.In addition to being a recurrent speaker in the community, as well as in the legal arena, Prof. Allen-Bell is frequently interviewed and quoted by local, national, and international media. She has twice submitted written testimony to the United States Senate’s Judiciary Committee on the Constitution and has served as an expert reviewer of solitary confinement teaching materials that are available through the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).
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