(Criminal Justice Roundtable) Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Humanitarian Crisis at Rikers Island

April 2023

wed12apr12:50 pmwed1:50 pm(Criminal Justice Roundtable) Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Humanitarian Crisis at Rikers Island

Event Details

DATE
Wednesday, April 12, 2023

TIME
12:50 p.m.–1:50 p.m.
Pizza will be served.

LOCATION
W520

RSVP
www.nyls.edu/CJIrsvp1

Join Anna G. Cominsky ’05, Associate Professor of Law, New York Law School; Graham Rayman, a reporter at the New York Daily News and co-author of the new book Rikers: An Oral History; and Natalie Fiorenzo, a corrections specialist at at New York County Defender Services, who works closely with people incarcerated at Rikers; and Tuhfa Begum ’23, to discuss the origin of the humanitarian crisis at Rikers Island, the history behind failed reform efforts, and what the fight to close Rikers looks like.

CO-SPONSORS
American Constitution Society, NYLS Chapter
Criminal Law Society Student Association
National Lawyers Guild, NYLS Chapter 
Restorative Justice Law Student Association

The Criminal Law Society is housed within the Wilf Impact Center for Public Interest Law.