James Forman Jr. | Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America

Wed, October 18, 2017 7:30 P.M. Add to your calendar
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Yale Law School professor James Forman Jr. has spent decades teaching, writing, and working on the ground in criminal procedure and policy, juvenile justice, and education law and policy. A former law clerk for Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, public defender in Washington, D.C., and Georgetown law professor, he has written for The New York Times, The Atlantic, and numerous other publications and law reviews. In his “remarkable” and “beautifully written” (Washington Post) new book, Forman seeks to understand the historical and continuing support for mass incarceration by African American leaders. 

Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Endowed Lecture

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Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway)
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-567-4341

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