(Criminal Justice Roundtable) Public Defenders and the Imperative to Rewrite America’s Criminal Justice Narrative

april 2021

thu22apr12:50 pm1:50 pm(Criminal Justice Roundtable) Public Defenders and the Imperative to Rewrite America’s Criminal Justice Narrative Event Organized By: Wilf Impact Center for Public Interest Law

Event Details

Join us for a discussion between Professor Justin Murray, Impact Center Fellow Marissa Zanfardino, and Professor Jon Rapping, an author, a nationally renowned criminal justice innovator, and the founder and president of Gideon’s Promise, a nonprofit public defender organization. Professor Rapping will discuss the deeply-rooted cultural narratives that dehumanize criminal defendants and reproduce mass incarceration. He will also explain the role public defenders can play in disrupting those narratives and facilitating transformation of the system. 

DATE
Thursday, April 22, 2021 

TIME
12:50 p.m.–1:50 p.m. EDT

RSVP
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