Peggie Smith

Peggie Smith

WashULaw hosted a panel discussion on the death of Breonna Taylor. The tragedy highlights many criminal justice issues, including legal and social concerns around policing and the treatment of black women.

The panel included St. Louis City Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner, alongside WashULaw Professors Daniel Harawa and Peter Joy and WashU Sociology professor Hedwig Lee. Vice Dean Peggie Smith served as moderator.


Kim Gardner, Circuit Attorney, City of St. Louis;

Daniel Harawa, Assistant Professor of Practice and Director, Appellate Clinic, WashULaw;

Peter Joy, Henry Hitchcock Professor of Law and Director, Criminal Justice Clinic, WashULaw;

Hedwig Lee, professor of sociology, WashU


Peggie Smith, Vice Dean for Academic Affairs and Nagel Professor of Employment and Labor Law, WashULaw