In this symposium, Prof. James Forman, Jr. will reflect on the lessons of his book, Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America, and discuss what is needed now to build a powerful movement to end mass incarceration.
The demographics of the United States are rapidly changing. Yet most of America’s political leadership continues to fit a familiar mold: white, wealthy, Christian, and male. Join us in this discussion on the need for greater diversity in American government.
Yale Law School Professor Issa Kohler-Hausmann shows how the policing experiment has subjected hundreds of thousands of people to surveillance and asserts that the lower reaches of the criminal justice system operate as a form of social control.