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(Impact Today) Mental Health Crisis in Jails

February 13 @ 12:50 pm1:50 pm

Homer Venters, M.D., is a physician and an expert in the health risks of imprisonment. Last year, he wrote a book titled, “Life and Death in Rikers Island,” which provides a detailed view of the deadly consequences of incarceration. In the midst of new criminal justice reform sweeping New York, Dr. Venters will join students and NYLS faculty to discuss the intricacies of mental health in jails, specifically those pertaining to Rikers Island.

Pizza will be served. This event is open to all NYLS students, faculty, and staff.

Date

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Time

12:50 p.m.–1:50 p.m.

Place

W320

RSVP

www.nyls.edu/ImpactRSVP


Impact Today! is a lunchtime series hosted by the Impact Center for Public Interest Law. The series highlights how current events impact civil rights and civil liberties.

Details

Date:
February 13
Time:
12:50 pm–1:50 pm
Event Category:

Venue

W320
185 West Broadway
new york, NY 10013 United States
Website:
http://www.nyls.edu/

Organizer

Impact Center for Public Interest Law
Phone:
212.431.2314
Email:
impactcenter@nyls.edu
Website:
http://www.nyls.edu/impact