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2023–2024 Lecture Series: Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice 


The Rage of Innocence: How America Criminalizes Black Youth with Kris Henning

Wednesday, March 27 | 12:50 PM – 1:50 PM, Room 124 Kris Henning

Professor Kris Henning (Director, Juvenile Justice Clinic and Initiative, Georgetown) will be discussing her research on race, adolescence, and policing in her new book, The Rage of Innocence: How America Criminalizes Black Youth. Henning is a nationally-recognized voice on juvenile justice and has developed a number of reform-focused training programs for defenders, in addition to having served as an expert consultant for several state and federal juvenile justice agencies. 

Prior to joining Georgetown’s faculty, Henning served as Lead Attorney in the Washington, D.C. Public Defender’s Juvenile Unit. Professor Henning received her B.A. at Duke, her J.D. at Yale, and her LL.M. at Georgetown. 

Join us for a book signing in Penny Commons immediately following the lecture!

Thank you to our co-sponsors at  The Institute for the Study of Education, Democracy, & Justice for their support.

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