Watch Now: 2017 Criminal Justice Convocation

The Future of Justice: Guns, Violence, and Public Health

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Deanna Wilkinson, The Ohio State University, Columbus


Watch Now: 2016 Criminal Justice Convocation

The Future of Justice: Examining Contemporary Best Practices in Community-Policing Relations

October 4, 2016

Introduction and Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Delores Jones-Brown, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Panelist: Chief Tom McDonald, West Sacramento Police Department

Panelist: Ms. Francine Tournour, Director of the Sacramento Office of Safety Accountability

Panelist: Dr. David Covin, Emeritas Professor of Ethnic Studies, California State University, Sacramento

Panelist: Sergeant Christopher Cross, San Diego County Sheriff's Department

Panelist: Mr. Chauncee Smith, Legislative Advocate, American Civil Liberties Union

Q & A Panelist discussion

Watch Now: 2015 Criminal Justice Convocation

The Future of Justice: Understanding and Responding to Human Trafficking

September 29, 2015

Keynote Speaker: Mary C. Burke, Ph.D., Carlow University


  • William Tamayo, Regional Attorney; US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Detective Derek Stigerts, Sacramento PD and member of FBI's Innocence Lost Task Force
  • Courtney Baldwin, Merced County Special Projects Coordinator for Human Trafficking
  • Carol Chrisman, Referee, Sacramento Juvenile Court

Watch Now: 2014 Criminal Justice Convocation

The Future of Justice: The Role of DNA in Criminal Justice

Keynote Speaker: Professor Justin Brooks, Director, California Innocence Project, California Western School or Law

Panel Discussion with Q & A:

  • Maurice Caldwell, Exoneree

  • William Murray, Jr., Associate Justice, Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District

  • Jill Spriggs, Director, DA's Lab of Forensic Services

  • Maggy Krell, Deputy Attorney General, CA DOJ


Watch now:

2012 Criminal Justice Convocation

The Future of Justice: Building Leaders for a Global Community

Keynote Speaker: Franklin Zimring, William G. Simon Professor of Law, and Chair of the Criminal Justice Research Program at the University of California, Berkeley.  Professor Zimring has specialized for four decades in the empirical study of legal institutions and the assessment of the behavioral impacts of legal regulation.

Part I: Opening panel with local criminal justice leaders

Part II:  Keynote lecture

Learning Fundamental Leadership Lessons from Operational Experience: How New York Changes Conceptions of Crime and Strategies for its Control