Criminal Justice Reform

Prosecution in the 21st Century: Transforming the Criminal Justice System

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

In recent years, prosecutors have become the preeminent focus for criminal justice reformers. In her new book Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration, journalist Emily Bazelon mounts a major critique of the American criminal justice system and tells the story of the growing movement for change in the field of prosecution. She follows a new wave of district attorneys who have been elected across the country — in some of our biggest cities, as well as in rural areas — and are reinventing how their jobs are done.

Join us for a conversation with seasoned legal experts and two of the nation’s leading prosecutors who will discuss the tremendous power that prosecutors have wielded for decades.

Emily Bazelon, Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School; Staff Writer, New York Times Magazine; Author, Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration 
Eric Gonzalez, District Attorney, Brooklyn, New York District Attorney's Office
Miriam Krinsky, Executive Director, Fair and Just Prosecution

Moderator: 
Lauren-Brooke Eisen, Senior Fellow, Justice Program, Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law

12:00 p.m. - Check-in and light lunch served
12:30 p.m. - Program
1:45 p.m. - Book signing

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12:00 p.m. - Check-in and light lunch served
12:30 p.m. - Program
1:45 p.m. - Book signing

In recent years, prosecutors have become the preeminent focus for criminal justice reformers. In her new book Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration, journalistEmily Bazelon mounts a major critique of the American criminal justice system and tells the story of the growing movement for change in the field of prosecution. She follows a new wave of district attorneys who have been elected across the country — in some of our biggest cities, as well as in rural areas — and are reinventing how their jobs are done.

Join us for a conversation with seasoned legal experts and two of the nation’s leading prosecutors who will discuss the tremendous power that prosecutors have wielded for decades.

Emily Bazelon, Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School; Staff Writer, New York Times Magazine; Author, Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration 
Kimberly M. Foxx, State's Attorney, Cook County, Illinois State's Attorney Office
Eric Gonzalez, District Attorney, Brooklyn, New York District Attorney's Office
Miriam Krinsky, Executive Director, Fair and Just Prosecution
Dan Satterberg, King County Prosecutor, (Seattle, WA)

Moderator: 
Lauren-Brooke Eisen, Senior Fellow, Justice Program, Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law

This event has been approved for 1 hour of NY CLE Credits in the Area of Professional Practice. 

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