Events

The Power of Prosecutors in the Decarceration Movement

At the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, 969 E. 60th St. Chicago, IL 60637

Thursday, September 25, 2019

5:30 PM– 7:30 PM

How can the current shift toward progressive prosecution be leveraged to reduce the use of mass incarceration?

 

A conversation featuring Emily Bazelon, author of Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration, with Khalil Cumberbatch, Chief Strategist at New Yorkers United for Justice, and Matt Epperson, Associate Professor at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration. 

  

2nd National Conference

Tools and Tactics:

Promising Solutions to Advance the Era of Smart Decarceration

November 2-4, 2017, University of Chicago

Speaker Series

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

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

Shaun King
November 3, 2017, University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration

Susan Burton
November 2, 2017, University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration

Panels and Conferences

Challenging Electronic Monitoring in Cook County

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

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

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

Tools and Tactics: Promising Solutions to Advance the Era of Smart Decarceration
November 2-4, 2017, University of Chicago

“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 when to release a person from prison, rather, ‘When?'” Todd Clear

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