AG Eric Holder to speak at legal symposium in D.C.

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is addressing a crowd of lawyers and law enforcement officials at a conference in Washington.

Holder is speaking Wednesday as part of a two-day National Symposium on Pretrial Justice. He is scheduled to speak at 11:30 a.m.

District of Columbia Police Chief Cathy Lanier and Arthur Wallenstein, the corrections director in Montgomery County, are members of a panel focusing on local pretrial strategies.

Judges, defense lawyers and prosecutors are attending the symposium.