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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1991 Corey Bearak
(718) 343-6779


New York's Chief Judge, Sol Wachtler, will discuss �The Criminal Justice System� at a forum sponsored by the Northeast Queens Jewish Community Council [NEQJCC], announced Corey B. Bearak and Executive Director Anne Lukin. Judge Wachtler 's addressthe topic, the concluding lecture of the NEQJCC's two-part 1991 Fall Lecture Series, �Crime & Punishment�, will take place at the Samuel Field YM&YWHA, 58-20 Little Neck Parkway in Little Neck on Sunday November 17, 1991, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

�Judge Wachtler will focus his remarks on the ability of the criminal justice system to deal effectively and fairly with those who have been charged with criminal conduct,' stated Mr. Bearak. After his remarks, Judge Wachtler will field questions directly from the audience.

NEQJCC Past President Dr. Arnold Honig chaired the committee which developed and arranged the Council's 1991 forum on crime, which New York City Police Commissioner Commissioner Brown kicked off with a discussion on �Crime in New York City� on October 20. �In addition to serving as Chief Judge of the New York's highest court, the Court of Appeals, Judge Wachtler heads the state's court system,� noted Dr. Honig.

Tickets must be obtained prior to the lecture at the Y, which is co-sponsoring the series, in order to guarantee admittance on the day of the program. For further information or reservations, contact either Anne Lupkin at (718) 225-6750 or Corey Bearak at (718) 343-6779.



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