Events

Past Events

Advancing Smart Decarceration Through Research: A Two Part Series

February 24th and March 3rd, 2021, Hosted by the Smart Decarceration Project

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“The University and the Prison”

October 30th, 2020, Hosted by the Pozen Center Human Rights Lab at the University of Chicago

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Smart Decarceration: The Role of Prosecutorial Discretion In Driving Mass Imprisonment

October 14th, 2020, Hosted by The University of Utah College of Social Work

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The Power of Prosecutors in the Decarceration Movement

September 25, 2019, University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration

Highlights

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Challenging Electronic Monitoring in Cook County

July 17, 2018, University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration

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The Need for Sentencing Reform: The Human and Fiscal Costs of Mass Incarceration

June 28, 2018, Capitol Visitor Center, Washington D.C.

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Dr. Todd Clear: Including Violent Crimes in Plans for Prison Reform

April 12, 2018, University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration

Highlights

“We incarcerate violence and trauma in this country.”
Susan Burton

“The era of over-criminalization and mass incarceration is unjust and fiscally unsustainable.”
Senator Dick Durbin

“The question is not whether to release a person from prison, rather, ‘When?'”

Todd Clear