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Monday, October 24, 2011

Hope to See You in D.C.!

Yes, I hope to see you at the AALS Annual Meeting in D.C., but I also hope to see some of you in D.C. at the end of this week.  This Thursday and Friday (Oct. 27-28) the ABA and the American Association of Law Schools Criminal Justice Section are hosting a Legal Educators' Colloquium within a larger ABA fall conference.  We academic-types have planned the plenary as well as a break-out session, all on the theme of "Reducing Reliance on Incarceration."  Here's a link to the program.

If you register for the conference, you are also welcome to join us on the afternoon of Thursday Oct. 27th to workshop exciting works-in-progress by some of our colleagues.  Workshopping starts at 2:00 pm in the Connect Room at the Capitol Hill Liaison, and the line-up of presenters is after the jump.

I've taken some license with these titles/summaries, so my apologies to our presenters if they are not spot-on.

Round Table on Legislative Initiatives, Democracy, and Mass Incarceration

David Ball (Santa Clara) -- "Why Should States Pay for Prisons When Local Officials Decide Who Goes There?"

Cecelia Klingele (Wisconsin) -- State Legislative Initiatives for Early Release

Andy Taslitz (Howard) -- "The Criminal Republic: Democratic Breakdown as a Cause of Mass Incarceration"

Round Table on Social Consequences of Mass Incarceration (and Alternatives)

Jill D'Angelo (Buffalo) --  Study of Incarcerated Mothers with Children in NY Child Welfare System

J. Glass (independent) -- "Beyond Incarceration"-- Effects of Incarceration after Release

Alex Kreit (Thomas Jefferson) -- "Lessons From Portugal: Decriminalizing Drug Courts"

Round Table on Possible Interventions in Mass Incarceration

Laura Appleman (Willamette) - "Justice in the Shadowlands: Bail, Jail & Extralegal Punishment"

Cara Drinan (Catholic) -- "Clemency in a Time of Crisis"

Anne Traum (UNLV) -- "Mass Incarceration at Sentencing"

Posted by GiovannaShay on October 24, 2011 at 12:58 PM | Permalink

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And here's a more updated program http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/events/criminal_justice/2011fallconference.authcheckdam.pdf.

Posted by: Giovanna Shay | Oct 24, 2011 1:06:22 PM

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