U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz spoke at Boston College Law School on March 26 as a part of a speaker series for Diversity and Inclusion, presented by the Boston College Latin American Law Students Association. “From Tough on Crime to Smart on Crime” was the theme of the night, where USA Ortiz spoke about her path to becoming the first female Hispanic U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts and the USAO’s commitment to implementing the DOJ’s “Smart on Crime” initiative. “Smart on Crime” emphasizes smarter approaches to federal prosecution while modernizing the criminal justice system. She is pictured here with Tracey West, Boston College’s Associate Dean for External Relations, Diversity and Inclusion.
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