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American Society of Criminology

November 13, 2019
San Francisco Marriott Marquis
San Francisco, CA

Marc Mauer and Ashley Nellis will present the latest research on life sentences in the United States at the American Society of Criminology Presidential Plenary session.

The Meaning of Life: A Conversation About Life Sentences

November 14, 2019
6:30 PM PT
3092 16th Street
San Francisco, CA

The Sentencing Project’s Marc Mauer and Ashley Nellis, co-authors of The Meaning of Life: The Case for Abolishing Life Sentences will join UnCommon Law for a discussion on life sentences in the United States.

Issues In Federal Sentencing: Privilege, Disparity, And A Way Forward

November 15, 2019
2:30 pm
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Lexington, VA

The Sentencing Project’s Kara Gotsch will join The Washington and Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice’s “2019 Annual Symposium: Issues in Federal Sentencing: Privilege, Disparity, and a Way Forward” for a panel discussion, titled, “A Way Forward: Efforts for Reform.” The panel will assess what can be done in and out of the courtroom–through legislation such as the First Step Act and community efforts—to mitigate sentencing disparities and reform sentencing practices.

2019 Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice

November 17, 2019
10:50 am
Crystal City Gateway Marriott
Arlington, VA

The Sentencing Project’s Kara Gotsch and Nazgol Ghandnoosh will discuss ending life imprisonment at the 2019 Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice (IFTJ).

IFTJ an annual gathering for members of the Ignatian family (Jesuit institutions and larger church) to gather in the context of social justice and solidarity to learn, reflect, pray, network, and advocate together. It is a place where people are empowered, re-energized, inspired, challenged, and supported by a community that sees faith and justice integrally linked.

You can live-stream the event here.

24th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research

January 19, 2020
9:45 am - 11:15 am
Marriott Marquis
Washington DC

Senior Research Analyst, Nazgol Ghandnoosh, will participate on a panel titled: Advancing the Goals of Smart Decarceration: Lessons from an Examination of Policies That Affect Individuals with Criminal Justice Involvement.