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Public Interest Law Colloquium

The Program also sponsors an annual Public Interest Law Colloquium bringing together advocates, scholars, and students from across the country for a day-long discussion. Colloquia have addressed many topics: the federal funding of legal services, encountering the criminal law, low-wage workers and workfare, the challenges of becoming and staying a public interest lawyer, the role of mass media in public interest advocacy, public interest lawyering, and public interest advocacy at the state and local level in an era of high anxiety.

The Seventeenth Annual Liman Colloquium, Isolation and Reintegration: Punishment Circa 2014, will take place on April 3, 2014.

Please join us at the
The SeventeenthAnnual Liman Colloquium

Isolation and Reintegration:

Punishment Circa 2014

April 3, 2014

Yale Law School

4:15 pmThe State of Corrections and Its Alternatives

This panel brings together individuals, all focused on sentencing and corrections and coming from different sectors, to explore the contemporary challenges to changing current patterns of sentencing and incarceration.

Harold Clarke, Director, Virginia Department of Corrections
Rick Raemisch, Director, Colorado, Department of Corrections
The Honorable Patti Saris, Chair, U.S. Sentencing Commission, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
The Honorable Myron Thompson, U.S. District Judge for the District of Alabama
The Honorable Jean Toal, Chief Justice, South Carolina Supreme Court
Nicholas Turner, President, Vera Institute of Justice

Moderator: Judith Resnik, Arthur Liman Professor of Law, Yale Law School