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Feb. 20, 2018 | Rikers: An American Jail

Rikers An Americal Jail

Rikers: An American Jail

Join the A2J Initiative at Fordham Law for a screening of excerpts from the powerful documentary “Rikers: An American Jail” and a panel discussion about the future of Rikers Island, including the hard choices to be confronted and the next essential steps to be taken.

Moderator: Scott Pelley, Journalist, Correspondent on 60 Minutes, CBS
Introduction: Bill Moyers, Journalist, Executive Editor of “Rikers: An American Jail”

Elizabeth Crowley, Former New York City Council Member for the 30th District
Eric Gonzalez, District Attorney for Kings County, New York
Michael Jacobson, Executive Director of the CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance
Jonathan Lippman, Former Chief Judge of New York; Chair of the Independent Commission on NYC Criminal Justice and Incarceration Reform
Tracey L. Mears, Walton Hale Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory at Yale Law School; Bacon-Kilkenny Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law at Fordham Law School (Spring 2018)
Stanley Richards, Senior Vice President of The Fortune Society

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Reception: 6:00pm-6:30pm
Program: 6:30pm-8:00pm
Fordham Law School
150 West 62nd Street


National Center for Access to Justice
Center on Race, Law & Justice
Urban Law Journal at Fordham Law



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