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.
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Join The Sentencing Project for a webinar exploring historical and current approaches to reallocate funding throughout the U.S. criminal justice system toward education, quality housing, health care, and living wage employment — priority areas that can directly influence crime rates.
The Sentencing Project’s Ashley Nellis and Nicole Porter will join the 2020 Innovations Conference for a discussion on “Challenging Life Sentences.” The online event will bring together criminal justice reform experts and advocates from around the country to discuss how bold, transformative change can be achieved to #ShrinkTheSystem.
Join The Sentencing Project and our allies working to influence Congress and the administration for an important advocacy conversation as Congress prepares its fourth legislative response to the COVID-19 emergency so we can ensure the lives of incarcerated people are protected.
The Sentencing Project’s Marc Mauer will join the Anti-Recidivism Coalition (ARC) for a virtual fireside chat on what is being done for people in prison during the COVID-19 pandemic. The chat will focus on how calls for decarceration have left people with extreme sentences left out of consideration for release.
The Sentencing Project’s Senior Research Analyst Ashley Nellis will join the Jefferson Literary and Debating Society to discuss life imprisonment in Virginia and the United States.
The Sentencing Project’s Senior Research Analyst Nazgol Ghandnoosh will join The Justice Collaborative for a webinar on Second Look legislation. The webinar will discuss the legislative movement in multiple states to expand opportunities for parole and for resentencing people who were sentenced to extreme sentences.
The Sentencing Project’s Marc Mauer and Ashley Nellis, co-authors of The Meaning of Life: The Case for Abolishing Life Sentences will join UnCommon Law for a discussion on life sentences in the United States.
The Sentencing Project’s Kara Gotsch will join The Washington and Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice’s “2019 Annual Symposium: Issues in Federal Sentencing: Privilege, Disparity, and a Way Forward” for a panel discussion, titled, “A Way Forward: Efforts for Reform.”
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