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Super Saturday

October 05, 2019
750 Winter Street
Framingham, MA

Ashley Nellis, coauthor of The Meaning of Life: The Case for Abolishing Life Sentences, will speak at a workshop on “Ending Life Imprisonment” at the Massachusetts Conference organized by the Massachusetts United Church of Christ. The workshop will follow-up the 2017 resolution in the Massachusetts Conference against life without parole by providing surprising details about life sentences and progress being made in the state legislature to provide an eventual parole hearing for all.

Mass Incarceration and Slavery Conference

October 11, 2019
9:00 AM CT
Tougaloo College
Tougaloo, MS

Marc Mauer will give a keynote address at a conference for “Mass Incarceration and Slavery” at Tougaloo College. The goal of the conference is: to understand the history and current state of mass incarceration and its connections to slavery, and use that knowledge to encourage reform and social justice.

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.