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The Local Politics of Criminal Justice Reform

Event Details

October 24, 2019
2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Goodell Hall

Room: Bernie Dallas

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Contact:
Jamie Rowan, Assoc. Prof. Legal Studies & Political Science

The Local Politics of Criminal Justice Reform

2pm panel featuring:

Liz Chiarello, Saint Louis University, Scholar of the Opioid Crisis, Criminal Justice and Health Policy

Toussaint Losier, Umass Amherst, Scholar of Mass Incarceration and Social Movement Politics

Lucius Couloute, Suffolk University, Scholar of Prison Policies and Prisoner Reentry

Hadar Aviram, University of California, Hastings, Scholar of Criminal Justice Reform in California

4pm Keynote Speakers who will discuss current efforts at prosecutorial reform within Hampshire County:

David E. Sullivan, Hampshire County District Attorney

Becky Michaels, Hampshire County Director of Prosecution Programs

Sponsored by the Center for Justice, Law, and Societies; Departments of Political Science, Sociology, History, and Afro-American Studies; and the Legal Studies Program.