Civil Rights Committee Releases Report

The Decision to Prosecute Homicides and Drug Offenses

In Marion County, Indiana



Apr 24, 2001, 01:00 ET from U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

    INDIANAPOLIS, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- The
 Indiana Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights
 will convene a meeting from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 26, 2001
 at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 110 West Washington Street, Indianapolis,
 Indiana. The Committee will hold a press conference from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00
 a.m. to release the Committee's report The Decision to Prosecute Homicides and
 Drug Offenses in Marion County, Indiana. Immediately following the press
 conference, the Committee will discuss plans for future activities from 10.00
 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
     The meeting is open to the public. In addition, members of the public are
 encouraged to speak to the Advisory Committee regarding their concerns about
 civil rights issues during an open session from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
     The United States Commission on Civil Rights is an independent bipartisan,
 factfinding agency of the Federal Government. It is directed to collect
 information concerning the denial of equal protection of the laws under the
 Constitution because of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability or
 national origin. The Commission submits reports, findings, and recommendations
 of such studies to the President and the Congress.
     The Chairperson of the Indiana Advisory Committee is Hollis E. Hughes Jr.
 of South Bend.  Other members of the Committee are Katherine M. Blanks and
 Kathleen K. Brita of Fort Wayne, Michael Lee Gradison, Judith A. Hawley-
 Conley, Doris S. Parker, John E. Norman and Sheila S. Kennedy and Sidney
 Taylor of Indianapolis, Angel A. Chacon of South Bend, Sondra L. Matthews of
 Evansville and Frank X. Becerra of Griffith.
     Mary Frances Berry is Chairperson of the United States Commission on Civil
 Rights. She was appointed by President Clinton, in November 1993.
 
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    INDIANAPOLIS, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- The
 Indiana Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights
 will convene a meeting from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 26, 2001
 at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 110 West Washington Street, Indianapolis,
 Indiana. The Committee will hold a press conference from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00
 a.m. to release the Committee's report The Decision to Prosecute Homicides and
 Drug Offenses in Marion County, Indiana. Immediately following the press
 conference, the Committee will discuss plans for future activities from 10.00
 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
     The meeting is open to the public. In addition, members of the public are
 encouraged to speak to the Advisory Committee regarding their concerns about
 civil rights issues during an open session from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
     The United States Commission on Civil Rights is an independent bipartisan,
 factfinding agency of the Federal Government. It is directed to collect
 information concerning the denial of equal protection of the laws under the
 Constitution because of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability or
 national origin. The Commission submits reports, findings, and recommendations
 of such studies to the President and the Congress.
     The Chairperson of the Indiana Advisory Committee is Hollis E. Hughes Jr.
 of South Bend.  Other members of the Committee are Katherine M. Blanks and
 Kathleen K. Brita of Fort Wayne, Michael Lee Gradison, Judith A. Hawley-
 Conley, Doris S. Parker, John E. Norman and Sheila S. Kennedy and Sidney
 Taylor of Indianapolis, Angel A. Chacon of South Bend, Sondra L. Matthews of
 Evansville and Frank X. Becerra of Griffith.
     Mary Frances Berry is Chairperson of the United States Commission on Civil
 Rights. She was appointed by President Clinton, in November 1993.
 
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