IDRA collaborated with the Deason Criminal Justice Reform Center to host a panel discussion on Diversity in Indigent Defense Research , on February 17, 2023. Speaking at the event were: Kenitra Brown Deason Criminal Justice Reform Center Venita Embry Research Triangle Institute Alexis Hoag-Fordjour Brooklyn Law School Irene Oritseweyinmi Joe UC Davis School of Law Sruthi Naraharisetti Center for Justice Innovation IDRA President, Andy Davies , delivered the following introductory remarks at the start of the event. Welcome and thank you for joining us here today for this discussion of Diversity in Indigent Defense Research, a collaborative event hosted by the Indigent Defense Research Association, IDRA, and the Deason Criminal Justice Reform Center. I am happy to be here and in a moment I’ll pass over to my colleague Kenitra Brown from the Deason Center who will be moderating today’s panel. As well as being the Deason Center’s Research Director, I’m also t
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