NYC Forum: The People and the Police Spitfire Concert in Los Angeles to Raise Money for Imprisoned Medical Marijuana Patient 5/5/00

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The People and the Police, a free, public forum featuring William Bratton, Syd Schanberg, Zachary Carter and Norman Siegel, moderated by the Honorable Milton Mollen. Monday, May 8, 7:30pm-9:30pm, at the New York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th St. (at Central Park West). Sponsored by the New York Society for Ethical Culture with the Partnership for Responsible Drug Information.

William Bratton was appointed Police Commissioner of New York City by Mayor Giuliani in 1994. Currently, he is self-employed as a security consultant, a contributing columnist for, co-author of his biography, "Turnaround," and on the boards of the Rite-Aide Corporation and the Partnership for a Drug Free America.

Zachary W. Carter served as Executive Assistant DA, King's County, where he was responsible for all investigations and prosecutions involving official misconduct by law enforcement officers from 1982-1987. He is now a litigation partner at the law firm Dorsey and Whitney.

Sydney H. Schanberg received the Pulitzer Prize in 1975 for his reporting on political and social upheaval in Cambodia. The Academy Award-winning film "The Killing Fields" was based on his news reports and book The Death and Life of Dith Pran. He is currently Editor, Investigative Unit,

Norman Siegel has been Executive Director of the New York Civil Liberties Union since 1985. He has been involved in numerous civil liberties controversies.

The Honorable Milton Mollen was Chairman of the 1992-1994 Commission to Investigate Allegations of Police Corruption and the Anti-Corruption Procedures of the Police Department. He is currently active with arbitration, mediation, and special counseling services.

Doors open at 7:00pm, panelists available for interviews. For more information, contact the New York Society for Ethical Culture at (212) 874-5210 or e-mail [email protected].

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