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COMBATING ANTI-ASIAN VIOLENCE

The panel will address issues around combatting the recent spate of violence against Asian Americans and immigrants across the United States. Topics to be covered include the definition of hate crimes, prosecution of such crimes, issues of interest to the Asian community, additional actions anticipated under the current President Biden administration and his proclamation on Anti-Asian bias, and the Supreme Court’s Korematsu decision.

MODERATORS AND SPEAKERS:

Geoffrey A. Hoffman – Clinical Professor; Director, Immigration Clinic

Reika A. Nakayama - President, Asian Law Students Association

PANELISTS:

Justice Frances Bourliot, 14th Court of Appeals for the State of Texas

Sharad Khandelwal, Deputy Criminal Chief, Human Rights & Organized Crime Section

Gordon Quan, Immigration Attorney and Asian Community leader

SPONSORS:

Asian Law Students Association

University of Houston Law Center Diversity and Inclusion Committee

FRIDAY, APRIL 9 | 4:30 PM – 6 PM (CDT) | Zoom

Approved for 1.5 Texas CLE Credits

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The University of Houston is a Carnegie-designated Tier One research university and an EEO/AA institution.