A Broken System: Race and Mass Incarceration

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

12:00 PM

12:50 PM

Classroom 5046

Join the American Constitution Society for a discussion on race and mass incarceration, featuring:

JOE KENNEDY, UNC School of Law: Kennedy is a Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he has taught Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure Investigation, Computer Crime Law, Criminal Justice Policy, Constitutional Law, and International and Comparative Criminal Law. Kennedy taught International Law and Intellectual Property at Northwest University in Xi'an, China during the spring semester of 2012 on a Fulbright Lecture Award. Kennedy served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at UNC Law School for the 2005-06 academic year.

DARYL ATKINSON, Southern Coalition for Social Justice: Atkinson is a staff attorney at SCSJ focusing on criminal justice reform issues. Prior to coming to SCSJ, Daryl was a staff attorney at the North Carolina Office of Indigent Defense Services (IDS) where he co-managed the Collateral Consequence Assessment Tool (C-CAT). C-CAT is an online searchable database that allows the user to identify the civil disabilities triggered by North Carolina arrests, indictments, and convictions. Because of Daryl’s intimate knowledge of collateral consequences he was chosen to serve on an advisory committee for the American Bar Association’s collateral consequence project.

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