• Center for Justice and Law Events

    The Center for Justice and Law is excited to announce our 2018-2019 lineup of events. Featuring a wide range of prominent speakers, these events aim to further the Center’s mission of advancing justice through education and action.

    Follow the links below to register for upcoming events and join our mailing list to receive event updates.

    Continuing Education Credits Available

    Participants are eligible to receive Continued Legal Education (CLE) or Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credits. Explore the events below for more details.

    2018-2019 Events

  • Upcoming Hamline Events

    • Apr. 26
      8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

      This full-day event explores the complex issues of mental illness in the criminal justice system including policing, jails and prisons, solitary confinement, juvenile justice, women's issues, trauma, substance use, probation and parole, and reentry.

  • Event Updates and Announcements

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    The Center for Justice and Law will launch a year-long series on the Criminalization of Poverty devoted to developing creative, concrete, and equitable policy solutions. We invite you to this half-day event on February 22 to help us vision and plan the upcoming year.


    On Thursday, October 25 Hamline University will be the site of a full-day conference addressing the challenges that individuals face after criminal conviction including access to housing, employment, parenting, and voting rights. Presented by the Hamline Center for Justice and Law and the Minnesota Second Chance Coalition.