Senior Research Analyst Ashley Nellis will speak at Sandy Spring Museum’s Virtual Happy Hour on gender justice and how the audience can get involved to make changes at both the state and federal levels.
The Sentencing Project’s Alexandra Bailey will join a panel of formerly incarcerated elders, faith leaders and lawyers who are leading the struggle to free elders in New Jersey. The virtual discussion will focus on the case of Sundiata Acoli, an 84-year-old man incarcerated since 1973, and the growing issue of elder incarceration in the state.MORE »
The Sentencing Project’s Executive Director Amy Fettig will join Johnny Perez, the Director of the National Religious Campaign Against Torture’s (NRCAT) U.S. Prisons Program for a discussion taking a closer look at death by incarceration, youth life sentences, solitary confinement, the death penalty, and most importantly what needs to happen at this moment to endMORE »
Join The Sentencing Project for a webinar on the latest research and advocacy around second look reforms. Panelists will discuss California’s prosecutor-initiated sentencing reviews, D.C.’s Second Look Amendment Act—impacting up to 29% of its imprisoned population—and the campaign for an Elder Parole bill in New York State.
The Sentencing Project’s Nicole Porter will join the American Bar Association to discuss the impact of a “Second Look” at the sentences of older people in prison, those sentenced at a very young age, and those serving more than 15 years on reducing mass incarceration.
Join The Sentencing Project for a webinar on the latest research and advocacy around life imprisonment, including information on race, women and the elderly life-sentenced population.
Executive Director Amy Fettig will join the University of Montana’s chapter of the National Lawyers Guild to speak about how COVID-19’s effect on sentencing, reducing prison sentences, and Montana’s statistics on aging in prison.
The Sentencing Project, Wayne State University, and advocates currently serving life at the Detroit Reentry Center and Women’s Huron Correctional Facility will host a discussion on the impact of life sentences and the growing movement calling for “Second Look” policies that scale back long-term incarceration.
The Sentencing Project’s Executive Director Amy Fettig will join a panel discussion on narratives around life imprisonment and other extreme sentences for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ 19th Annual State Criminal Justice Network Conference.
Rates of violent crime have been rising in some cities in recent weeks and this uptick is rapidly becoming politicized. These changes in crime levels come in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic and renewed calls for racial justice.
Join The Sentencing Project and leading experts for a conversation that decodesMORE »