Washington and Lee Law professor Carla Laroche will be a speaker at the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section Spring Meeting in Savannah, GA. The theme of the meeting is “Advance or Retreat: Criminal Justice Policy in a Time of Unpredictable Change.” Laroche will be part of a panel titled “First, But Not the Last,” scheduled for Friday, April 8 at 3:45pm ET. Speakers include trailblazing women in the legal profession, discussing their career paths and the proposed Ten Principles of Gender Equity in Criminal Law Employment.
Laroche also spoke recently as part of “Activism & the Law: A UDC Law Review Symposium on Critical Race Theory.” Her panel, focusing on criminal justice, took place on Saturday, April 2.
Carla Laroche is Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and inaugural director of the of the Civil Rights and Racial Justice Clinic at W&L. Her scholarship addresses the intersection between mass incarceration, gender, and families. Her article, “The New Jim and Jane Crow Intersect: Challenges to Defending the Parental Rights of Mothers During Incarceration,” is forthcoming in the Columbia Journal of Race and Law.