Rethinking a Challenged Criminal Justice System

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

As the nation’s prison population continues to rise, academics, policymakers and society at large are beginning to grapple with the problems posed by mass incarceration, deteriorating prison and jail conditions, and other issues in the criminal justice system. This distinguished panel brings together stakeholders to discuss policies and practices to address these problems and related issues. The panel will discuss advances in prison oversight, effective management of prisoner litigation and grievances, programs that support successful reentry, and related local reforms in policing and prosecution. Question and answer session with panelists to follow.

Presented by:

  • Tiffiny Townend Blacknell, Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office
  • Susan Burton, Executive Director, A New Way of Life
  • Sharon Dolovich, Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law and Director of the UCLA Prison Law & Policy Program
  • Hon. Terry Hatter, Senior District Judge, Central District of California
  • Max Huntsman, Inspector General, Los Angeles County Office of Inspector General

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