MEDIA ALERT: July 10, 2015
The National Bar Association Hosts Community Forum
“Know Your Rights Because it Could SAVE Your Life”
The National Bar Association
Attorney Milton Grimes, Attorney Daryl Parks, Attorney Terry Wiley, Paul Madison, Vice-President, Los Angeles Police Commission, Commentator Jasmyne Cannick
Attorney Areva Martin
Community Forum: “Know Your Rights Because it Could SAVE Your Life”
In the Wake of the Michael Brown Shooting – Ferguson, MO, Eric Garner – Stanton Island, NY, and Freddie Gray, Baltimore, MD – “Know Your Rights Because It Can SAVE Your Life” Community Discussion with Law Enforcement and Legal Experts
Saturday, July 18, 2015 from 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Angeles Mesa Presbyterian Church
3751 W. 54th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90043
This will include dialogue on legal rights and proper decorum when interacting with the police.
In light of the recent police officer involved shootings and use of deadly force which have caused deaths throughout the United States. The National Bar Association created the “Know Your Rights Because It Can Save Your Life” Community Forums to educate the community on their legal rights and proper decorum when interacting with police officers.
The attendees will learn how the Fourth Amendment (Search & Seizure) of the US Constitution applies to them, whether it is legal to record police activity and how citizens should behave/respond if and when they interface with police officers. The panel will also address racial bias in the justice system and how that often translates into violence and disparate treatment against members of minority communities.
This forum is meant for community leaders, parents, grandparents, guardians, teenagers, adults, faith leaders, peace officers and lawyers.
For additional information about the National Bar Association visit: www.nationalbar.org.
For media inquiries contact, Amy Malone, 323-972-4081 or firstname.lastname@example.org.