Panel 1: THE SECOND AMENDMENT
Discussion of the scope and impact of the Second Amendment on the issue of gun violence prevention including the determination of any limitations of Second Amendment Rights.
Douglas Berman, Robert J. Watkins/Procter & Gamble Professor of Law, Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law
David G. Sigale, The Law Firm of David G. Sigale
Geoffrey R. Stone, Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor, The University of Chicago Law School
Moderator: Ann M. Lousin, Professor, The John Marshall Law School
Panel 2: PUBLIC-POLICY INITIATIVES RELATING TO GUN CONTROL AND GUN VIOLENCE
Discussion of current public-policy initiatives relating to gun control and gun violence. State and federal legislative and executive proposals to deal with gun violence to prevent mass shootings and urban gun violence will be discussed. Panelists will also discuss the potential correlation between poverty and lack of educational opportunity and gun violence and whether public action, in addition to or in lieu of gun control legislation, must be initiated in order to effectively reduce the number of gun-related deaths and injuries suffered in Chicago and beyond.
Juliet A. Leftwich, Legal Director, Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence (formerly Legal Community Against Violence), San Francisco, CA
Professor Jens Ludwig, Ph. D., McCormick Foundation Professor of Social Service Administration, Law, and Public Policy in the School of Social Service Administration and the Harris School, University of Chicago; Director, University of Chicago Crime Lab
John Tillman, CEO, Illinois Policy Institute
J. Timothy Eaton, Shefsky & Froelich
Featuring an exhibition of recent photographic work curated by ART WORKS Projects for Human Rights.