NIJC Executive Director Mary Meg McCarthy delivered the 2017 commencement address at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. It was an honor for NIJC to be acknowledged in this way as a leader in ensuring justice and due process for all in the United States. Watch the speech below (begins at 43 minutes, 37 seconds):
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