AMERICA’S PRISONS: CRUEL AND UNUSUAL PUNISHMENT? A discussion with: Robert Ferguson Columbia Law School Author of Inferno: An Anatomy of American Punishment Cathleen Price Equal Justice Initiative Benjamin Rosenberg Office of the NY County District Attorney Free and open to the

Incarceration in America Conference

Incarceration in America Conference  Organized by the Center for the Advancement of Public Action (CAPA) Registration Form The United States has the highest documented rate of incarceration in the world, a rate that has increased by 500 percent in the

Films For Liberation: Let the Fire Burn

Films For Liberation: Let the Fire Burn Friday Oct 3rd, 2014 – 7pm Malcom X Lounge, Columbia University Join Students Against Mass Incarceration for our FIRST FILMS FOR LIBERATION OF THE YEAR! On Friday, we will be watching Let the Fire

Save the Date – Lyrics from Lockdown

Join the Center for Justice at Columbia University and our colleagues and friends from across New York City for a performance of Bryonn Bain’s Lyrics from Lockdown.  The show will be followed by a post performance discussion about arts and activism... READ MORE

Growing Up Locked Down Conference

“Growing Up Locked Down” (GULD) is a 3-Day multi-media,  multi-cultural, solutions-based Juvenile Justice Conference presented by The Gathering for Justice and Justice League NYC. The Conference will include plenaries with Keynote Speakers Harry Belafonte, Bryan Stevenson, Cornel West and Bart Lubow,

Children of the Prison Boom

he 2014-15 PRI Occasional Series on Reentry Research will highlight issues raised by the groundbreaking report recently released by the National Academy of Sciences, The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Causes and Consequences. Please join us on September 23rd for the

Shifting Law Enforcement Goals to ​Reduce Mass Incarceration

The Brennan Center for Justice Presents Shifting Law Enforcement Goals to ​Reduce Mass Incarceration featuring a Keynote Address from: The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr. U.S. Attorney General Tuesday, September 23, 2014 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Greenberg Lounge, Vanderbilt