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Washington Semester Program| Justice & Law Sample Speakers



U.S. District Court Judge, Reggie B.Walton. He sentenced Scooter Libby

U.S. District Court Chief Judge, Royce Lamberth

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Baader Ginsburg

Terrance Gainer, Sergeant at Arms, U.S. Senate

Attorney General Ashcroft

Capitol Police Chief Philip Morse

FBI Special Agent Tom O’Connor, Domestic and International Terrorism Task Force

Site Visit to FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia
  FBI Special Agent Christopher Zisi, Supervisor, Law Enforcement Communications Unit

  FBI Special Agent Jim Clemente, Behavioral Analysis Unit, writes for TV Program, Criminal Minds
  DNA Scientists at FBI Lab

Site Visit to J.Edgar Hoover Building, Headquarters in DC. Terrorism exhibit

James Trainum, Officer, Metropolitan Police Department, D.C. Director, Violent Crime Case Review Project, cracked the Georgetown Starbucks Murders Case

Ronald Hampton, Executive Director of the National Black Police Association

Steven T’Kach, Director of Federal Witness Security Program, U.S. Department of Justice

Site Visit to the U.S. Parole Commission, Department of Justice

Site Visit to the Police Foundation

Site Visit to COPS (Community Oriented Policing), U.S. Department of Justice

John Firman, Research Director, IACP (International Association of Chiefs of Police)

Alex Bailey, Assistant to the Special Agent in Charge, Liaison Division, International Federal Air Marshal Service, TSA

Ashley McGowan, former student, Nominations Coordinator, U.S. Attorney Nominations and Appointments Unit, Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys, U.S. Department of Justice

Site Visit to Holocaust Museum, talk with Holocaust survivor.

Site Visit and Court Watch at U.S. District Court, D.C. Superior Court

Oral Argument at U.S. Supreme Court

Chief Federal Public Defender A.J. Kraemer

DeMaurice Smith, former partner at Patton Boggs Law Firm, former Assistant to Attorney General Eric Holder, presently, head of the NFL Players Association

Montgomery County Chief State’s Attorney John McCarthy

Glen Caroline, Director, Grassroots Division, National Rifle Association, Institute for Legislative Affairs. Site Visit to the NRA in Langley, Virginia

Daniel Vice, Legal Counsel, Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence

DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) Headquarters , various DEA Agents

Edward Jurith, Chief Legal Counsel, former Drug Czar, Office of National Drug Control Policy, Executive Office of the President

Site Visit to Sasha Bruce Youth Network

Site Visit to National Juvenile Defender Center

Site Visit to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Site Visit to Oakhill Juvenile Facility

   CTF in D.C. Private Jail

Arlington Detention Center, Virginia

Montgomery County Pre-Release, Rockville Maryland

  Baltimore Prisons: Execution Chamber and Supermax which houses death row.

Kirk Bloodsworth, first person exonerated with DNA evidence in a murder case

Quote from student

"The Justice & Law Program allowed me to study one of my passions with peers from across the globe. It gave me exceptional access to key places and renowned experts in the fields of law enforcement, the judiciary, and the correctional system."
Alexander Edwards, University of San Francisco