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.
|Tickets:||This is a ticketed event. Make ticket reservations|
|Where:||Koffler Room 204 (Seats 304, Wheelchair accessible) |
|When:||Sun, Mar 3, 10:00 am - 11:00 am|
|Signing area:||Sales & Signing Area - Koffler Patio (following presentation)|
|Genre:||Current Issues / Politics / Social Science|
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....
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Edward Humes has written fifteen narrative nonfiction books, ranging from the true-crime best-seller "Mississippi Mud"to the critically acclaimed enviro-chronicle "Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash," to the PEN Award-winning "No Matter How Loud I Shout," a narrative account of life and death inside Los Angeles Juvenile Court....
Albert Woodfox spent 40 years in solitary confinement for a crime he did not commit at Louisiana's infamous Angola prison -- this is the longest solitary confinement in American history. A committed activist while incarcerated, he remains so today, speaking to a wide array of audiences, including the Innocence Project, Harvard, Yale and other universities, the National Lawyers Guild, as well as at Amnesty International events in London, Paris, Denmark, Sweden and Belgium....