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Wayne Law to host panel on violence in Detroit

September 13, 2012

Presentation is part of “City Under Siege: A university forum on the crime crisis in Detroit”

DETROIT — A panel of Wayne Law alumni and other experts will explore violent crimes in Detroit on Sept. 21. The panel will be moderated by Wayne Law Professor Peter Henning and the event will take place at 3 p.m. in the Spencer Partrich Auditorium at the Law School.
The discussion, “Causes and Consequences of Violence in Detroit: Voices of Wayne State Alumni and Other Experts,” is part of “City Under Siege: A University Forum on the Crime Crisis in Detroit,” a presentation of the Forum on Contemporary Issues in Society coordinated in association with the Law School, School of Social Work and Department of Criminal Justice at WSU.
Panelists include Wayne Law alumni Abed Hammoud, assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Michigan; and Margaret Raben, attorney with Gurewitz & Raben PLC.
Other panelists will include David Allasio, a clinical social worker with Children’s Hospital of Detroit; Poco Kernsmith, associate professor with the WSU School of Social Work; Joan Ridley, a juvenile corrections counselor for Wayne County; and Tory Tederington, an officer with the WSU Police Department.
The event is free, but seating is limited and registration is required. Visit www.focis.wayne.edu for more details and to register. A reception will follow the discussion.

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