This course will examine the various entities and players seeking to make reform in the wake of protests over police brutality and institutional racism, and consider the various proposed reforms being considered by stakeholders.

Marisa Darden is a Principal in the Government Investigations and White Collar Group at Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP. Previously, Marisa was an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, and is a former Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan DA’s Office in New York City. Marisa is a graduate of the University of Michigan, the London School of Economics, and Duke University School of Law. After beginning her career at a New York law firm, Marisa clerked for the Honorable Morrison C. England, Jr., United States District Court Judge in the Eastern District of California. She can be reached at