Protecting a “Suspect” Community: Forum on Racial Profiling, Federal Hate Crimes Enforcement and “Stand Your Ground” Laws

Room 2237 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | Mar 27, 2012 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Opening Statements

Statement of Hon. John Conyers, Jr.

[ Full text of Conyers' statement ]

 

Witnesses

Participating Members

Hon. John Conyers, Jr.

U.S. House of Representatives, (MI-14)
Ranking Member, Judiciary Committee

Hon. Emmanuel Cleaver

U.S. House of Representatives, (MO-5)
Chairman, Congressional Black Caucus

Hon. Corrine Brown

U.S. House of Representatives, (FL-3)

Hon. Sheila Jackson Lee

U.S. House of Representatives, (TX-18)

Hon. Frederica Wilson

U.S. House of Representatives, (FL-17)

Hon. Alcee L. Hastings

U.S. House of Representatives, (FL-23)
[ Click here to view Alcee Hastings' statement ]

Hon. Henry C "Hank" Johnson

U.S. House of Representatives, (GA-4)

Hon. Steven I. "Steve&qout; Cohen

U.S. House of Representatives, (TN-9)

Hon. Judy M. Chu

U.S. House of Representatives, (CA-32)

Hon. Theodore E. "Ted" Deutch

U.S. House of Representatives, (FL-19)

Hon. Jerrold L. "Jerry" Nadler

U.S. House of Representatives, (NY-28)

Hon. André D. Carson

U.S. House of Representatives, (IN-7)
[ Click here to view André Carson's statement ]

Hon. Michael "Mike" Quigley

U.S. House of Representatives, (IL-5)

Hon. Alexander N. "Al" Green

U.S. House of Representatives, (TX-9)

Hon. Maxine C. Waters

U.S. House of Representatives, (CA-35)

Hon. Daniel K. "Danny" Davis

U.S. House of Representatives, (IL-7)
[ Click here to view Danny Davis' statement ]

Hon. Pedro R. Pierluisi

U.S. House of Representatives, (PR)
[ Click here to view Pedro Pierluisi's statement ]

 

Invited Panel 1

Rebecca Monroe

Acting Director, Community Relations Service
U.S. Department of Justice
[ Written testimony not yet submitted ]

Invited Panel 2

Ben Jealous, President and CEO

President and CEO
NAACP
[ Written testimony not yet submitted ]

Deborah A. Ramirez

Executive Director, Partnering for Prevention and Community Safety
Northeastern University School of Law
[ Click here  to read Deborah Ramirez's statement]

Albert E. Dotson, Jr.

Chairman
100 Black Men of America, Inc.
[ Written testimony not yet submitted ]

Dennis Parker

Director
ACLU Racial Justice Project
[ Click here to read Dennis Parker's statement ]

Robert “Bobby” Parker (Ret.)

Former Director
Miami-Dade Police Department
Northwestern University School of Law
[ Written testimony not yet submitted ]

David Stacy

Deputy Legislative Director
Human Rights Campaign
[ Written testimony not yet submitted ]

Daniel Gross

President
Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence
[ Click here to read Dan Gross' statement ]