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Ending the Mass Incarceration Crisis

What Role Should Prosecutors Play in Ending the Mass Incarceration Crisis?
Monday, May 13, 2019 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 
Program Fee: Free for Members | $15 for Non-Members

Description:
Author and legal commentator Emily Bazelon will lead a conversation with Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez. Gonzalez recently introduced Justice 2020, an initiative aimed at sending fewer people to prison, ensuring more people are released early from prison, minimizing collateral consequences, and collaborating with community-based organizations in finding solutions to over-incarceration. This discussion will explore the role that prosecutors have played in creating a mass incarceration crisis in this country, as well as what prosecutors can do to play a constructive role in alleviating the crisis.

Speakers:
Emily Bazelon, Author, Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration
Eric Gonzalez, Brooklyn District Attorney

Sponsoring Association Committee:
Mass Incarceration Task Force, Sean Hecker, Chair

Co-sponsoring Association Committee:
Criminal Justice Operations Committee, Sarah Berger, Chair 
Civil Rights Committee, Philip Desgranges, Chair

Related Resources:
If you are interested in this program, you might also be interested in this City Bar resource
Mass Incarceration: Where Do We Go From Here?


Where
42 West 44th Street New York, NY 10016

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