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Militarized Policing and Public Protest:From the WTO Protests to Ferguson

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 3:30pm to 6:30pm

Documentary Screening  -  3:30

This Is What Democracy Looks Like

Cut from the footage of over 100 media activists, captures the historic events of the 1999 WTO protests in Seattle.  The film marks a turning point in collaborative filmmaking and achieves a scope and vision possible only through the lenses of over 100 cameras.

 

 

4:45  - Panel Discussion

 Robby Stern  -  former Special Assistant to the President of the Washington State Labor Council, labor march strategy leader for WTO protests

Tyler Weaver  –  Attorney (Hagens Berman) who litigated successfully against Seattle for wrongful arrest of WTO protestors

Norm Stamper  –  Former Seattle Police Chief and now police reformer. Author of Breaking Rank: A Top Cop's Exposé of the Dark Side of American Policing.

5:45  -  Peter Kraska     Professor, School of Justice Studies,  Eastern Kentucky University, author of numerous  articles  and  books  on  militarized  policing.

Hosted by the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies

and the Law, Societies, & Justice Program

email: hbcls@u.washington.edu      web: http://depts.washington.edu/pcls/events.html

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