August 1, 2015 Mass Incarceration: A Nation Behind Bars
Chicago, IL -- Marc Mauer will speak at a session on "Mass Incarceration: A Nation Behind Bars," at the American Bar Association's annual meeting. Other panelists will include James Cole, Sherrilyn Ifill, and John Hagan. Additional information available here.
August 6, 2015 Race in the Federal Criminal Court: Strategies in Pursuit of Justice
Washington, D.C. -- Nazgol Ghandnoosh will participate in a panel discussion designed to educate federal CJA panel attorneys about the many ways race impacts the administration of justice in federal court and provide them with strategies to combat racial injustice in the criminal justice system. Areas to be addressed include implicit bias, jury selection and Batson challenges, and racial disparities in charging, pleas and sentencing.Issue Area(s): Drug Policy,Incarceration,Racial Disparity,Sentencing Policy
September 11, 2015 America and the Global War on Drugs
Washington, D.C. -- Jeremy Haile will participate in a panel discussion on the war on drugs hosted by DC+Acumen as part of their Social Innovation Festival. The event will take place Friday, September 11th from 6-8pm at Impact Hub DC.Issue Area(s): Drug Policy,Incarceration,Racial Disparity,Sentencing Policy
October 1, 2015 A Conversation on Mass Incarceration at Bowie State University
Bowie, MD -- Marc Mauer will participate in a panel discussion organized by the criminal justice program at Bowie State University. The event will focus on the state of the American justice system; the causes and effects of mass incarceration on individuals, families and communities; decreased investment in welfare and the increased investment in prisons; the role of race in our criminal justice system; and solutions for change.
October 23, 2015 Visions of Justice
Wilmington, DE -- Marc Mauer will participate in the Delaware Center for Justice's public education event, "Visions of Justice." His presentation will focus on the importance of moving criminal justice reform conversations beyond non-violent drug offenses and real strategies to reduce mass incarceration.