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"The Meaning of Life" Book Talk: Philadelphia

January 29, 2019
6:00 pm ET
230 S Broad Street, Floor 17
Philadelphia, PA 19102

The Sentencing Project and the Pennsylvania Prison Society invite you to a timely book discussion around reforming life sentences. Ashley Nellis will discuss The Meaning of Life: The Case for Abolishing Life Sentences (The New Press), authored by Nellis and Marc Mauer. Comments will be followed by a community discussion led by Claire Shubik-Richards, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Prison Society.

Western Society of Criminology

February 07, 2019
Hilton Waikiki Beach
Honolulu, HI  96815

Marc Mauer will be awarded the June Morrison-Tom Gitchoff Founders Award for significant improvement of the quality of justice at the Western Society of Criminology. He will also give a plenary talk discussing the need to reform life sentences.

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site: Conversations About Crime, Justice, And The American Prison System

March 05, 2019
6:00 pm ET
Philadelphia, PA

Marc Mauer will explore the policy changes that have produced the historic growth of life sentences, and present evidence that life imprisonment actually reduces public safety at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site.