Ending the Era of Mass Incarceration in New York

New York City Bar
Virtual
Ending the Era of Mass Incarceration in New York
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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Program Fee:
Free for Members | $15 for Non-Members Lawyers | Free for Non-Lawyers
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Description:
This distinguished panel will explore  what ending mass incarceration in New York would look like.  With new leadership in the city and state, which reforms should be prioritized? How can reforms be implemented? What are the roadblocks to reform? How can these roadblocks be overcome? The  panelists will discuss how we can be most effective in reaching the goal of ending mass incarceration, including discussing the reforms suggested by the Mass Incarceration  Task Force's report, "A Pathway Out of Mass Incarceration and Towards a New Criminal Justice System.”


Moderator:
Tess Cohen, Chair, Criminal Justice Operations Committee

Speakers:
Alvin Bragg, Manhattan District Attorney
Senator Zellnor Y. Myrie, New York State Senate

Jullian Harris-Calvin, Director, Greater Justice Program, Vera Institute of Justice
John Pfaff, Professor, Fordham Law School and author of Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration and How to Achieve Real Reform and Sentencing Law and Policy

Sponsoring Committees:
Criminal Justice Operations, Tess Cohen, Chair
Mass Incarceration Task Force, Sarah Berger & Jullian Harris-Calvin, Co-Chairs

Related Reports:
A Pathway Out of Mass Incarceration And Towards a New Criminal Justice System: Recommendations for the New York State Legislature
2022 New York State Legislative Agenda
Creating a First-time Felony Diversion Court
Report in Support of the Second Chance Amendment

Related Podcast:
A Pathway Out of Mass Incarceration and Toward a New Criminal Justice System





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