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Friday, October 27 • 3:00pm - 4:15pm
3a Access to the Legal System: Criminal, Housing and Immigration Law

Access to justice is a huge problem in America. This panel discusses the issues that people have in access justice. Specifically the panel focuses on current and past issues with people accessing justice in courts in the areas of criminal, housing and immigration law. 


Moderators
avatar for Jason Y. Chan

Jason Y. Chan

Partner, Seed, Chan and Associates
Jason Y. Chan, Partner of Seed, Chan and Associates, LLC. Attorney Chan attended Northeastern University and received a political science and psychology degree. He then went on to attend law school at New England School of Law. Attorney Jason Chan started his career with the Worcester... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Judge Myong J. Joun

Judge Myong J. Joun

Associate Justice, Boston Municipal Court
HON. MYONG J. JOUN was appointed as an Associate Justice of the Boston Municipal Court by Governor Deval Patrick in 2014. Prior to his appointment, Judge Joun was in private practice focusing on criminal defense and civil rights litigation in state and federal courts. He received... Read More →
avatar for Andrew Leong

Andrew Leong

Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts in Boston
Andrew Leong is an Associate Professor in the Philosophy Department at the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Massachusetts in Boston. Previously he taught at the College of Public and Community Service for over 25 years. From 1987 to 1993, he was Clinical Director of the... Read More →
avatar for Bethany Li

Bethany Li

Senior Attorney, Asian Outreach Unit at Greater Boston Legal Services
Bethany Li is a senior attorney leading the Asian Outreach Unit at Greater Boston Legal Services. The Asian Outreach Unit uses a community lawyering model to serve the legal needs of Asian Americans by strengthening the impact of community organizing through direct legal services... Read More →


Friday October 27, 2017 3:00pm - 4:15pm
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