Join the Dispute Resolution Center and The Friends of Restorative Justice for a lecture series exploring topics in Restorative Justice.
"Robert Burton-Harris is a native of Detroit, and graduate of Martin Luther King Jr. high school. He earned both a bachelor’s degree in urban studies and his law degree from Wayne State University. During his time at Wayne Law, Robert helped revive the student chapter of the National Lawyer Guild and worked as a student attorney assisting lawyers who represented people during direct actions. He also clerked for the Cannabis Counsel of Michigan and worked as an investigator and attorney at McCaskey Law, PLLC.
Robert has problems with authority. He is passionate about fighting government overreach and the abuse of marginalized people. He was most recently a public defender with the Neighborhood Defender Service of Detroit until returning to private practice in June 2022.
Robert lives in Ann Arbor with his wife, Victoria Burton-Harris, and son. He is a member of the Washtenaw County Bar Association, Washtenaw My Brother’s Keeper, and Michigan Demand Justice. In his spare time, he hikes and watches trash TV"
Watch Seema Gajwani's Lecture on the Restorative Justice program in Washington DC below:
Thursday, April 7th, 7:00pm
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FREE and open to the public.
Lecture series will be hosted via Zoom