NCCU Law to Host a Panel Discussion on Race, Crime and Discrimination

Posted on Thursday, April 12, 2012

The North Carolina Central University School of Law will host a free panel discussion to address nationwide conversations currently being held by all races of concerns that have risen from the Trayvon Martin case in Sanford, Florida. This is not a black or white issue; it’s a right and wrong issue. The discussion will be held from 6 to 7:15 p.m. on April 19, 2012 in the Turner Law Building.

In this session, Attorney Timothy J. Peterkin will serve as the moderator while Professor Irving L. Joyner, Attorney Warren Ballentine, Dean Gary Brown, Mr. Garry Morgan, Mr. Chio Sheppard, and other panelists from North Carolina A&T State University, Winston-Salem State University, Fayetteville State University and Elizabeth City State University discuss the intersection between race, crime and discrimination in America.


To register, contact Michelle Roberts at 919-530-6601 or Registration is encouraged but not required.

Additional locations

Winston-Salem State University
1922 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive (S. G. Atkins Community Development Center)

Fayetteville State University
1200 Murchison Road
Cook Building (Upper Level)

Elizabeth City State University
Moore Hall, Room 124

North Carolina A&T State University
2105 Yanceyville Street

With an award-winning, nationally recognized clinical legal education program, the NCCU School of Law is committed to serving North Carolina’s citizens and providing law students a clinical experience that suits their professional goals. Eleven clinics are offered: Dispute Resolution, Civil Litigation, Criminal Defense, Criminal Prosecution, Domestic Violence, Family Law, Juvenile Law, Pro Bono, Small Business, Street Law and Veterans Law.