University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Lara Bazelon

Nick Brown

Mesch, Clark & Rothschild

A long-time advocate for the wrongly incarcerated, Lara Bazelon's new book is "Rectify: The Power of Restorative Justice After Wrongful Conviction."

An associate professor at the University of San Francisco School of Law, she is the director of the Criminal Juvenile Justice and Racial Justice Clinics. A 2016 MacDowell Fellow and a 2017 Mesa Refuge Langeloth Fellow, Bazelon is the former director of the Loyola Law School Project for the Innocent. She is also a nonresident fellow with Brandeis University’s Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, Atlantic, Washington Post, Politico and Slate, where she's a contributing writer and has a long-running series about wrongful conviction cases.

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Scheduled events:
Behind Bars: The Injustice of Justice
Shane Bauer went behind the bars to learn more about private prisons. Lara Bazelon cataloged the injustices inflicted on the wrongly convicted. Albert Woodfox spent 40 years in solitary confinement for a crime he didn't commit. Meet three authors dedicated to bringing about change to our draconian penal system.

Student Union Gallagher Theater (Seats 340)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Shane Bauer, Lara Bazelon, Albert Woodfox
Moderator: Margaret Regan
Locked Up!
Three authors, one spent 40 years in Solitary at Angola Prison for a crime he didn't commit, the longest solitary confinement in U.S. History, another spent her career fighting to right the many wrongs in our penal system, the third a Pulitzer Prize-winner journalist. This is a do-not-miss panel.

Koffler Room 204 (Seats 304, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Koffler Patio (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Lara Bazelon, Edward Humes, Albert Woodfox
Moderator: Grace Gamez

Rectify: The Power of Restorative Justice After Wrongful Conviction
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Beacon Press
October 2018
ISBN 9780807029176
272 pages
$28.95, INSTORE
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A powerful argument for adopting a model of restorative justice in wrongful conviction cases as part of legislative efforts towards criminal justice reform and community healing At the age of seventeen, Thomas Haynesworth was arrested on multiple rape charges in Virginia. More/less

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University of Arizona

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Tucson Medical Center

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Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
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William & Mary Ross Foundation

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