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Thursday, Oct. 11, 2007
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Featured panelists at the Oct. 23 Sentencing Symposium.

Sentencing Symposium to feature elected officials, advocates and attorneys from across the state

John Henning, Scott Harshbarger, Robert Mulligan and Andrea Cabral to speak

Join local attorneys, advocates and representatives from across state government on Tuesday, Oct. 23, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Massachusetts Statehouse to discuss the crucial issue of sentencing reform. Moderated by former WBZ-TV senior correspondent John Henning, the panel discussions will examine the need for changes to increase treatment, education and training and opportunities for parole.

John Henning
Former WBZ-TV senior correspondent

Welcoming Remarks:
David W. White Jr., Esq.
MBA President

Panel I:

Andrea J. Cabral, Esq.
Sheriff, Suffolk County

James Alan Fox, Ph.D.
Lipman family professor of criminal justice, Northeastern University, Boston 

Rep. Roger Goodman
Vice chair, House Judiciary Committee, Wash.

Scott Harshbarger, Esq.
Senior counsel, Proskauer Rose LLP, Boston; former Massachusetts attorney general

John J. Larivee
Chief executive officer, Community Resources for Justice, Boston

Panel II:

Sen. Robert S. Creedon Jr.
Senate chairman, Joint Committee on the Judiciary

Mary Elizabeth Heffernan, Esq.
Undersecretary of criminal justice, Executive Office of Public Safety

William J. Leahy, Esq.,
Chief counsel, Committee for Public Counsel Service

Hon. Robert A. Mulligan
Chief Justice for Administration and Management, Mass. Trial Court

Rep. Eugene L. O’Flaherty
House chairman, Joint Committee on the Judiciary

Mary Price, Esq. (not pictured)
Vice president and general counsel, Families Against Mandatory Minimums, Wash. D.C.

To R.S.V.P., contact MBA Member Services via e-mail or by phone at (617) 338-0530.

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