Past Events

  • The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law will hold its annual benefit and awards dinner on November 16, 2017. This year's honorees will be Dan Schulman, President and Chief Executive Officer of PayPal, and the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, National President of Repairers of the Breach and Senior Pastor, Greenleaf Christian Church.

    Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 6:30pm
  • NBC's Katy Tur, author of Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History, joins the Brennan Center to reflect on her unexpected time in the spotlight and the fascinating, highly controversial world of the 2016 Trump Campaign.

    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 6:00pm
  • 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.

    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 9:15am
  • Join Lauren-Brooke Eisen at Trident Booksellers and Cafe as she discusses her new book and the subject of for-profit prisons and mass incarceration.

    Monday, November 13, 2017 - 7:00pm
  • Lauren-Brooke Eisen will be talking about her book Inside Private Prisons at the Yale Bookstore.

    Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 2:00pm
  • 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.

    Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
  • Lauren-Brooke Eisen presents Inside Private Prisons: An American Dilemma in the Age of Mass Incarceration in conversation with Carol S. Steiker. This event includes a book signing.

    Friday, November 10, 2017 - 3:00pm
  • Lauren-Brooke Eisen will discuss Inside Private Prisons: An American Dilemma in the Age of Mass Incarceration with Vincent Schiraldi.

    Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 6:00pm
  • Brennan Center's LB Eisen will speak at Strand Bookstore in NYC about her exciting new book, Inside Private Prisons.

    Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 7:30pm
  • 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.

    Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 5:45pm