Richmond Criminal Justice Forum

The Richmond Criminal Justice Forum (RCJF) is a new co-curricular program at the University of Richmond School of Law created for the purpose of inspiring and equipping students to pursue fulfilling careers in the criminal justice field. Directed by Professor Dave Johnson and supported by a student advisory board, the RCJF also serves the larger law community by providing engaging programming on a host of criminal justice related topics that foster important discussions about issues that impact us all.

Forum Events

  • February
    A Conversation with Women Criminal Justice Leaders
    February 1st, 12-1 p.m. in Room L171
    Co-Sponsored by Richmond Women’s Law
    Featured Speakers:
    Jessica Aber, U.S. Attorney for the eastern District of Virginia
    Tracy Paner, Chief Public Defender for the City of Richmond
    Emilee Hasbrouch, The Ram Law Firm

    When Pigs Flew: How Virginia became the First Southern State to Abolish the
    Death Penalty 
    February 16th, 12-1 p.m. in Room 102
    Featured Speakers:
    Doug Ramseur, Former Regional Capital Defender
    Prof. Corinna Lain
  • March
    More information coming soon.
  • April
    More information coming soon.