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Avon Global Center for Women and Justice at Cornell Law School

Panel From Protection to Punishment

March 14, 2011

A panel discussion and reception hosted by the Avon Global Center for Women and Justice at Cornell Law School,  co-sponsored with the Women in Prison Project of the Correctional Association of New York and the National Association of Women Judges, New York Chapter, Women in Prison Committee.

Read a summary of key points from the Event: Event Report [pdf]

Please scroll down for audio recordings.

On June 7, 2011, the Avon Global Center for Women and Justice at Cornell Law School and the Women in Prison Project of the Correctional Association of New York released a related report, From Protection to Punishment: Barriers to Justice for Domestic Violence Survivor-Defendants in New York State.  Click here to read more about the study and to access the Report.

Welcome Remarks by Hon. Debra James (Supreme Court, Civil Branch, New York County and Chair, New York Women in Prison Committee, National Association for Women Judges).  Listen to audio.

Panel Discussion: From Protection to Punishment: Barriers to Justice for Domestic Violence Survivor-Defendants in New York State.  Listen to audio.

Moderator

  • Sital Kalantry, Faculty Director, Avon Global Center for Women and Justice and Associate Clinical Professor of Law, Cornell Law School.

Panelists

  • Elizabeth Brundige, Associate Director, Avon Global Center for Women and Justice and Adjunct Professor of Law, Cornell Law School
  • Kim Dadou, Violence Against Women Committee, Coalition for Women Prisoners
  • Tamar Kraft-Stolar, Women in Prison Project Director, Correctional Association of New York
  • Holly Maguigan, Professor of Clinical Law, New York University Law School
  • Hon. Marcy L. Kahn, Supreme Court, New York County
  • Jesenia Santana, Co-Chair, Violence Against Women Committee, Coalition for Women Prisoners and Legal Services Coordinator, STEPS to End Family Violence
  • Sharon White, Violence Against Women Committee, Coalition for Women Prisoners

Closing remarks by Hon. Laura L. Jacobson, Supreme Court, Kings County, and President, New York State Chapter of the National Association of Women Judges.  Listen to audio

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Sponsored by the Avon Global Center for Women and Justice at Cornell Law School; the Women in Prison Project of the Correctional Association of New York; the National Association of Women Judges, New York Chapter, Women in Prison Committee; Cornell Center for Human Rights at the Weill Cornell Medical College; Queen's County Women's Bar Association; STEPS to End Family Violence; Association of Black Women Attorneys; Brooklyn Women's Bar Association; Gender Fairness Committee of New York County Supreme Court; Staten Island Gender Bias Committee; and Staten Island Women's Bar Association.