Ames Grawert, counsel in the Brennan Center's Justice Program, will join Nancy LaVigne with the Urban Institute, Jody Lewen with the Prison University Project, and moderator Elizabeth English with the American Enterprise Institute for a panel discussion on the importance of educational programming in prisons.
Brennan Center's Nicole Austin-Hillery and Terry-Ann Craigie will participate in the Black Health Matters Conference at Harvard University, with Craigie serving as the moderator of the panel discussion. The panel, entitled "Prison System Healthcare," will focus on the availability and maintenance of appropriate health care in the world's largest mass incarceration system here in the United States.
We mark the one year anniversary of Trump’s electoral victory with Emily Bazelon, staff writer for New York Times Magazine, Preet Bharara, former US Attorney, Southern District of NY, John Podhoretz, editor of Commentary, and ABC's George Stephanopoulos for a public discussion of how to fortify our democracy in the Trump years and beyond.
Few journalists or scholars have seen these prisons firsthand―until now. Join Lauren-Brooke Eisen―senior counsel at the Brennan Center for Justice―for the launch of her new book, Inside Private Prisons, as she reflects on her unprecedented access to our nation’s private penal system and what she’s uncovered about these corporate prisons.