Symposia and Programs Related to Mass Incarceration

Task Force on Mass Incarceration

Symposia and Programs Related to Mass Incarceration

New York

Mobility and Confinement: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Incarceration in America (Columbia University, Heyman Center)
March 29, 2016, 9:15am – 5:00pm | DETAILS
“Presenters at this conference come from various academic disciplines, including History, Sociology, and Law, under the shared goal of provoking an interdisciplinary discussion of the complex issues of incarceration, criminal justice, and human rights.”

Pinkerton Youth Justice Symposium (John Jay College)
April 20, 2016 DETAILS

Mass Incarceration: Causes and Solutions (New York City Bar Association)
May 3, 2016, 6:30 – 8:30pm | 
This forum will present law professors, policy analysts, non-profit leaders and city officials who are experts in this area to discuss the causes of mass incarceration, as well as proposed solutions to the problem.”


Criminal Justice Symposium (Pomona College)
March 28 – 30, 2016 | DETAILS

2016 Race and the Criminal Justice System Symposium (Santa Clara Law School)
April 1, 2016, 9:00am – 4:30pm | DETAILS
Panels/offerings: Community–Police Relations Panel; Historical Perspective on Criminal Sentencing and Implicit Bias in the Criminal Justice System; Criminalization of Immigration


The Nineteenth Annual Liman Public Interest Colloquium: Moving Criminal Justice (Yale Law School)
March 31 – April 1, 2016 | DETAILS
“This colloquium considers how reform agendas are formulated, gain currency, and result in changes in laws and practices that produce consequences, whether generative or harmful.”


Community Justice 2016 International Summit (Center for Court Innovation, U.S. DOJ’s Bureau of Justice Assistance)
April 13 – 15, 2016 | DETAILS


Harvard Law School Criminal Justice Program of Study, Research & Advocacy
Upcoming Events | DETAILS

  • A Conversation with Professor Andrew Crespo on Criminal Justice and his Forthcoming Harvard Law Review Article, Systemic Facts (March 25, 2016)
  • A Conversation with Larry Schwartztol, Executive Director of the HLS Criminal Justice Program of Study, Research & Advocacy (April, 6, 2016)
  • The New Politics of Criminal Justice Reform Panel (April 11, 2016)


29th Annual Minority Health Conference: Public Health Implications of Mass Incarceration (University Of Michigan School of Public Health)
March 25, 2016, 9:00am – 1:00pm | DETAILS

New Jersey

Students for Prison Education and Reform (SPEAR) Annual Conference (Princeton)
April 15-17, 2016 | DETAILS

North Carolina

Mass Incarceration: Causes, Effects, and Exit Strategies (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, National Lawyers Guild)
April 8, 2016, 1:00pm – 5:00pm | DETAILS

North Carolina Advocates for Criminal Justice Annual Conference (NCAJ)
June 18 – 21, 2016 | DETAILS


Redefining Justice (Bennington College)
May 6 – 7, 2016 | DETAILS 




Masculinity and Mass Incarceration: A Panel Discussion (Central Washington University)
April 26, 2016, 4pm | DETAILS

Mass Incarceration in Washington State: Making Changes Conference (Central Washington University)
May 5, 2016 | DETAILS