Criminal Justice Committee Meeting

August 17, 2020 10:00 AM Virtual Meeting

1. Roll Call

2. Recess to receive public comment

3. Approval of the minutes from the July 28, 2020 meeting

4. Ord. Cal No. 33,093 - An Ordinance to amend and reordain Section 70-9 of the Code of the City of New Orleans, relative to public defense funding, to require parity among City budget allocations to the Orleans Public Defenders and Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office; and otherwise to provide with respect thereto. To present: Meghan Garvey, Attorney, Orleans Public Defenders;  Derwyn Bunton, Chief District Defender, Orleans Public Defenders; Jee Park, Executive Director, Innocence Project New Orleans; Jerome Morgan, Co-Founder, Free-Dem Foundation 

5. Resolution R-20-192 - A Resolution to unburden New Orleanians from Criminal District Court conviction fees and bail bond fees historically used to fund the court, in order to keep money where it belongs, in the pockets of some of our city’s poorest families and within the communities than need the money most. To present: William Snowden 

6. Criminal Legal System Insights: What the data can tell us. To present: William Snowden 

7. Adjournment

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