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COVID-19 Hate Crime Enforcement

May 26, 2021 The Criminal Justice Section of the ABA Season 3 Episode 17
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COVID-19 Hate Crime Enforcement
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COVID-19 Hate Crime Enforcement
May 26, 2021 Season 3 Episode 17
The Criminal Justice Section of the ABA

Featuring: Arjun Sethi,  political rights writer, human rights lawyer, and Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center and Vanderbilt University Law School. Arjun is also the  Co-Chair of the ABACJS Committee on Homeland Security, Terrorism & Treatment of Enemy Combatants.

Arjun breaks down the recent actions taken on the federal level to mitigate hate crime, specifically the rise in Asian American hate crime due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Arjun walks us through both AG Garland's memo to the DOJ and the recently signed COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act. We discuss it's potential impact as well as it's reception within the criminal justice field.

Want to get involved with the Criminal Justice Section? Join us! https://www.americanbar.org/membership/join-now

Show Notes

Featuring: Arjun Sethi,  political rights writer, human rights lawyer, and Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center and Vanderbilt University Law School. Arjun is also the  Co-Chair of the ABACJS Committee on Homeland Security, Terrorism & Treatment of Enemy Combatants.

Arjun breaks down the recent actions taken on the federal level to mitigate hate crime, specifically the rise in Asian American hate crime due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Arjun walks us through both AG Garland's memo to the DOJ and the recently signed COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act. We discuss it's potential impact as well as it's reception within the criminal justice field.

Want to get involved with the Criminal Justice Section? Join us! https://www.americanbar.org/membership/join-now