Two UNC School of Law professors will speak about mass
incarceration as part of the symposium “Understanding and Dismantling Mass
Incarceration,” presented by the North
Carolina Commission on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Criminal Justice System (NC-CRED),
on Thursday, Oct. 1, at the North Carolina Bar Association in Cary, N.C.
Tamar Birckhead, associate professor of law and director of
clinical programs, will speak about the school-to-prison pipeline in a panel
discussion titled, “Factors Contributing to Mass Incarceration: The Drug War, School-to-Prison Pipeline, & Discriminatory Policing.” Professor Joseph E. Kennedy will be
speaking about how to change these legal systems in the “Strategies to
Dismantle Mass Incarceration” panel.
They are joined by legal experts from Wake Forest University
School of Law, American University Washington College of Law, American
University Washington College of Law, American University Washington College of
Law and more.
presenting the event with co-sponsors ACLU of North Carolina, N.C. Advocates
for Justice, N.C. Public Defender Association, Southern Coalition for Social
Justice and Tin Fulton Walker & Owen, PLLC.
-September 30, 2015