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2017 Springfield College Social Sciences Lecture
March 30, 2017 7:00 pm
March 30, 2017 8:00 pm
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February 15, 2017
Marsh Memorial
263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA, 01109, United States

Juvenile Justice

Delivered by Roderick L. Ireland

Thursday, March 30, 2017

7 p.m.

Marsh Memorial Chapel

Join the Springfield College Department of Social Sciences as we welcome Roderick L. Ireland, former Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court chief justice and current Distinguished Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Northeastern University, to campus for a lecture on his experiences working in the juvenile court system. A native of Springfield, Mass., he will share his personal and professional experiences, including starting his judicial career in the Boston Juvenile Court.

Before joining Northeastern University’s faculty, Ireland served as a judge in various courts and levels for 37 years, including the Massachusetts Appeals Court. He was the first African-American to be appointed to the state Supreme Judicial Court, and later its first African-American chief justice. He earned his juris doctor from Columbia Law School. His interests include criminal law, constitutional law, and juvenile law.

This event is FREE and open to the public.

If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to fully participate in this event, please contact Chris Caster by March 16 at ccaster@springfieldcollege.edu or (413) 748-3646 to discuss your accessibility needs. 

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