Ending the Era of Mass Incarceration in New York

Tess Cohen
(Moderator), Chair, Criminal Justice Operations Committee
Alvin Bragg, Manhattan District Attorney
Senator Zellnor Y. Myrie, New York State Senate
Jullian Harris-Calvin, Director, Greater Justice Program, Vera Institute of Justice
John Pfaff, Professor, Fordham Law School and author of Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration and How to Achieve Real Reform and Sentencing Law and Policy

This panel explored  what ending mass incarceration in New York would look like. With new leadership in the city and state, which reforms should be prioritized? How can reforms be implemented? What are the roadblocks to reform? How can these roadblocks be overcome? The  panelists discuss how we can be most effective in reaching the goal of ending mass incarceration, including discussing the reforms suggested by the Mass Incarceration  Task Force’s report, “A Pathway Out of Mass Incarceration and Towards a New Criminal Justice System.”

Related Podcast: A Pathway Out of Mass Incarceration and Toward a New Criminal Justice System