Participating as a panelist on April 4th at Rev. Sharpton’s National Action Network’s national convention in New York City, Crisis and

NAN conferenceCriminal Justice Panel, attorney Sandord Rubenstein second from the left (next to Nicole Bell mother of the children of 50 shot victim Sean Bell), listens as the Rev. Al Sharpton leads the panel along with from left to right Tracy Martin, father of Trayvon Martin, Sybrina Fulton mother of Trayvon Martin, Constance Malcolm mother of Ramarley Graham, Peter Neufeld co-founder of the innocence project, Theda Thomas, founder of looking for an angel and Marcia Williams, mother of Terrance Williams.

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein spoke of the need for legislation on a State and National level to address the problem of police brutality. Also addressing the panel was the Hon. Jonathan Lippman, Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals, New York’s highest Court.