“Hate Crimes, Social Media & Justice” A Documentary Preview & Panel Discussion November 28, 2012

“Hate Crimes, Social Media and Justice,” sponsored by the Law + Informatics Institute, NKU College of Informatics, Harvard Law School’s CHHIRJ, DePaul University’s Center for Justice in Capital Cases, and UCLA, will preview the documentary “Tulsa: Hate Crime Capital?” and provide a panel discussion which is anticipated to receive 1 hour of CLE ethics credit in IN, KY and OH.  Click here to register.The program will explore the impact of hate crimes on society, the role of traditional and social media in shaping that impact and the effectiveness of criminal laws and proceedings for the perpetrators, victims and the broader community. The panel will also address how media bias and sensationalization affect justice and criminal prosecution. Hear from Emmy award-winning filmmaker Rachel Lyon, artist-in-residence at the NKU College of Informatics, and discuss these issues with a panel of experts in law and journalism.


Wed., Nov. 28, 2012

  • 6:00 p.m. Registration
  • 6:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Video
  • 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Panel Presentation
  • A reception will follow the program.

Join us on November 28, 2012 at 6:15 p.m. in the Digitorium in Griffin Hall, NKU, Highland Heights, Kentucky. A reception will follow the program.  Click here for directions & a campus map.

Though this event is free to the public, donations are requested to help support completion of the documentary.  Click here to register.