Speaking Engagements

Professor Boruchowitz has been invited to speak about the work of the Initiative at a number of events around the nation.

He spoke at the Washington District and Municipal Court Judges Association Conference in Ocean Shores, June 7, 2011, on CrRLJ 4.1,The Right to Counsel, and the Impact on Court Budgets.

In April, 2011, he spoke to the Spokane, Washington, Rotary Club on “Diverting and Reclassifying Misdemeanors Can Save Money and Inform Decisions About New Jails.” See news coverage.

He spoke at the 2nd Annual Texas Indigent Defense Summit March 1, 2011, on "How Alternatives to Incarceration and Re-classification of Misdemeanors Can Save Texas Money."

Professor Boruchowitz spoke at the "Why Lawyers Matter" Conference at the University of Illinois College of Law March 3, 2011.

Professor Boruchowitz discussed the Open Society-funded project in a presentation on misdemeanor public defense he made with NACDL Indigent Defense Counsel Maureen Dimino at the annual conference of the National Legal Aid and Defender Association in Denver November 20, 2009.