Kristin Henning
Published June 27, 2018

Kristin Henning is a professor of law and director of the Juvenile Justice Clinic and Initiative at Georgetown Law School. She is an expert on juvenile justice, adolescence and policing, and race. 

Henning was previously the lead attorney for the Juvenile Unit of the D.C. Public Defender Service and is currently the Director of the Mid-Atlantic Juvenile Defender Center.

She is also president of the board of directors for the Center for Children’s Law and Policy, and has served as an expert consultant on juvenile justice to a number of state and federal agencies. 

Henning has represented juveniles in serious cases, supervised and trained new Public Defender Service attorneys, and coordinated and conducted training for court-appointed attorneys representing juveniles. 

Expertise: Juvenile justice, race, adolescence and policing, juvenile justice reform

Location: Washington, D.C. 


Phone: (202) 215-5754

Twitter: @profkrishenning

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