GW's Rethinking DC Policing and Youth Diversion End of Year Academic Keynote

A community engaged discussion on reimagining policing and the role of Attorney Generals

GW's Rethinking DC Policing and Youth Diversion End of Year Academic Keynote
Jason G. Downs, DC Chief Deputy Attorney General

Join GW's Rethinking DC Youth and Policing Program for an end-of-the-year keynote on April 23 at 2:30 pm EST. As a culmination of the program’s first academic year, we are delighted to have Mr. Jason G. Downs, Chief Deputy Attorney General of the District of Columbia speak to the GW community virtually. Mr. Downs has a wealth of legal experience as Founding Partner at Downs Collins, P.A., handling civil and criminal litigation in the District and nationally. Mr. Downs also previously spent nearly a decade at the Public Defender Service (PDS) for the District of Columbia, serving as lead counsel on dozens of jury trials. Mr. Downs has also taught at Harvard Law School and The University of Maryland School of Law. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Baltimore and a law degree from the University of Maryland.

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Rethinking.DC a research-driven cohort here at GW dedicated to studying and implementing ways to drive down police and youth interactions within Washington, DC. This program is in partnership with the GW Black Student Union, Honey W. Nashman Center, the Sociology Department, and the Metropolitan Police Department.