January 5, 2015 Global Dialogues: Mass Incarceration and Public Memory
New York, NY -- Marc Mauer will be participating in a moderated discussion about how the humanities can join with design to activate participation in the incarceration crisis. The discussion will be part of the launch of The New School's Humanities Action Lab, an international hub for innovation in shared public scholarship connecting the humanities and design to foster engagement on urgent social issues. Learn more here.
State(s): New York
January 12, 2015 Moving Forward with a Criminal Record
Baltimore, MD -- Marc Mauer and others will be discussing the balance between the constitutional right of access to public records and society's interest in supporting people with criminal records to gain opportunity. The forum is being sponsored by the Job Opportunities Task Force, and will be held at the University of Baltimore School of Law.
February 27, 2015 Policing, Protesting, and Perceptions: A Critical Examination of the Events in Ferguson
Columbia, MO - Marc Mauer will deliver the keynote address at Missouri Law Review’s symposium, "Policing, Protesting, and Perceptions: A Critical Examination of the Events in Ferguson." The symposium will focus on a number of issues that arose from the events in Ferguson, Missouri this past August following the shooting of Michael Brown, and will include a number of invited panelists. Additional information here.Issue Area(s): Racial Disparity
March 27, 2015 Symposium on Mass Incarceration
Bristol, RI -- Marc Mauer will be the keynote speaker at a symposium on mass incarceration, collateral consequences, and racial justice. The event is being sponsored by Roger Williams University School of Law.