Webcast: Pathway to Justice: Sanctuary’s Incarcerated Gender Violence Survivors Initiative
Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Nefertiti J. Alexander and staff attorney Binta A. Watkins will participate in a virtual panel discussion titled, “Pathway to Justice: Sanctuary’s Incarcerated Gender Violence Survivors Initiative,” hosted by Sanctuary for Families. Ms. Alexander and Ms. Watkins, along with other pro bono lawyers who partner with Sanctuary for Families, will discuss the cases they are handling on behalf of gender violence survivors who have been imprisoned in New York State for crimes committed after prolonged domestic abuse, as well as share strategies on how to move these cases forward and secure the release of these survivors.
The panel will take place on January 19, 2022. Register for the Pathway to Justice webcast here.
Nefertiti J. Alexander, partner at Kasowitz Benson Torres, focuses her practice on complex commercial and civil litigation and white-collar defense and government investigations. She represents plaintiffs and defendants in high-stakes disputes involving business tort, breach of contract, antitrust, securities fraud, and other matters. Ms. Alexander maintains an active pro bono practice and has handled significant matters in the areas of trafficking, criminal law, and civil rights.
Binta A. Watkins is a staff attorney at Kasowitz Benson Torres. Ms. Watkins has partnered with Sanctuary for Families for several years.