Scholar & Speaker & Strategist


Dr. Chatelain offers keynote lectures, moderates panels, and presents workshops around the world. If you are interested in inviting Dr. Chatelain to your campus or community, consult this calendar first to determine her availability. She hopes to see you at her next event.

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Breaking the Chokehold: A Radical Approach to Disrupting the Policing System

  • New America Foundation Washington DC USA (map)

Paul Butler is a former federal prosecutor for the U.S. Department of Justice and current Brick Professor of Law at Georgetown University. In addition to publishing the widely reviewed Let’s Get Free: A Hip-Hop Theory of Justice and many scholarly articles on criminal law, Butler routinely provides legal expertise as a commentator for MSNBC and CNN. 

Join New America on July 27th for a conversation about race and the criminal justice system with Butler and New America Fellow and Georgetown University professor Marcia Chatelain.

Copies of Chokehold: Policing Black Men will be available for purchase by credit card or check.

The event will be live streamed on this page. You can follow the conversation online with #BreakTheChokehold and @NewAmericaFCSP.

Earlier Event: July 27
Later Event: August 24
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