2018 Darrow K. Soll Memorial Criminal Law and Justice Lecture: 'Prosecutors, Democracy, and Race' With Angela J. Davis

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2018 Darrow K. Soll Memorial Criminal Law and Justice Lecture: 'Prosecutors, Democracy, and Race' With Angela J. Davis

College of Law
March 26, 2018

The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law is pleased to announce its 10th annual Darrow K. Soll Memorial Criminal Law and Justice Lecture. There is no cost to attend this event, and it is open to the public. The annual Soll Lecture is made possible through the generosity of alumna Jennifer Woods ('99).

Event details:

  • "Prosecutors, Democracy, and Race" with Professor Angela J. Davis, American University's Washington College of Law
  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 12:00-1:15 p.m., at the James E. Rogers College of Law, 1201 E. Speedway Blvd., Room 164

About Angela J. Davis: 

Davis is a Professor of Law at the American University's Washington College of Law, where she teaches Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, and Criminal Defense: Theory and Practice.

Professor Davis has been a Visiting Professor at George Washington University Law School and Georgetown University Law Center. She has served on the adjunct faculty at George Washington University, Georgetown, and Harvard Law schools.

Professor Davis is the author of "Arbitrary Justice: The Power of the American Prosecutor" (Oxford University Press, 2007), the editor of "Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution and Imprisonment" (Pantheon, 2017), the co-editor of "Trial Stories" (with Professor Michael E. Tigar) (Foundation Press, 2007), and the co-author of "Criminal Law" (with Professor Katheryn Russell-Brown) (Sage Publications, 2015) and the seventh edition of "Basic Criminal Procedure" (with Professors Stephen Saltzburg and Daniel Capra) (Thomson West, 2017).

She was awarded a Soros Senior Justice Fellowship in 2004 and served on the Board of Trustees of the Sentencing Project and the Southern Center for Human Rights. Professor Davis served as the Executive Director of the National Rainbow Coalition (1994-95). From 1991-94, she was the Director of the Public Defender Service (PDS) for the District of Columbia. She also served as the Deputy Director (1988-91) and as a staff attorney (1982-88) at PDS. Professor Davis is a graduate of Howard University and Harvard Law School. 

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