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May
8
2017
Locking Up Our Own: James Forman Jr. in Conversation with Khalil Gibran Muhammad (audio)

A lunchtime conversation about James Foreman Jr.'s acclaimed new book on race and criminal justice, which traces the zero-tolerance approach to crime and drugs back to some unlikely origins.

Apr
27
2017
Impacts of Strategic Litigation on Indigenous Peoples’ Land Rights (audio)

A conversation launches an Open Society Justice Initiative report that draws on interviews with community members, litigators, and activists from Kenya, Malaysia, and Paraguay.

Apr
27
2017
The Disappearing Trial: What’s Justice in a World with More Guilty Pleas?

Fair Trials launches The Disappearing Trial—a new report examining the global spread of trial waiver systems.

Apr
18
2017
Decarcerated: What Justice Looks Like

A live town hall event examining the experience of being incarcerated in America, and its impact on the criminal justice reform movement.

Location:

BRIC Studios, 647 Fulton St., Brooklyn, NY 11217

Apr
17
2017
Talking About Race—Rethinking Crime and Punishment in Black America: A Conversation with James Forman Jr. (audio)

Yale legal scholar and former public defender James Forman Jr. talks about his new book, Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America.

Location:

University of Baltimore’s Moot Court Room, 1401 N Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21217

Apr
11
2017
Accounting for Violence: How to Increase Safety and Reduce Our Failed Reliance on Mass Incarceration

A forum of leaders in criminal justice discuss strategies to reduce both violence and mass incarceration.

Location:

Tumblr, 35 E. 21st Street, New York, NY 10010

Apr
5
2017
Corruption, Jobs, and the Arms Trade: ​Indefensible Book Launch and Panel Discussion (audio)

An expert panel discusses the risks and tradeoffs of the Trump administration’s proposed military buildup and budget rebalancing away from international assistance and foreign aid.

Apr
3
2017
Book Launch—Dictators Without Borders: Power and Money in Central Asia

Alex Cooley speaks about his new book, which explores unrecognized and unregulated links between autocratic regimes in Central Asia and centers of power and wealth throughout the West.

Mar
30
2017
Artistic Activism: Connecting Social Activism and Artistic Practice (audio)

Two panels of experts explore new techniques and approaches to the use of artistic practice in social activism, and how to measure its impact.

Location:
Mar
28
2017
Public Health in a Populist Moment (audio)(video)

A panel discussion on how right-wing populist politics are shaping the debate about public health.

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