Hoffinger Criminal Justice Fora – 2011 – 2012

The 2011-12 Hoffinger Criminal Justice Forum convenes on Monday, September 26, 2011 for the first of seven presentations by distinguished scholars across the nation.  Please join faculty members from NYU and neighboring institutions, policymakers, and practitioners for the first event, “Prosecutorial Independence:  Comparing the United States to its Common Law Cousins,” by Sara Sun Beale, Charles L.B. Lowndes Professor of Law at Duke University School of Law.

All events take place from 7:45pm-9:15pm in Lipton Hall of the D’Agostino building, 108 West 3rd Street.  We hope you will join us for this event or for future colloquia, as listed in the schedule below.

2011-12 Hoffinger Criminal Justice Forum
September 26, 2011 – Sara Sun Beale
Charles L.B. Lowndes Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law
“Prosecutorial Independence: Comparing the U.S. to its Common Law Cousins”

October 25, 2011 – Brandon Garrett
Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law
“Convicting the Innocent”

November 28, 2011 – Stephen J. Morse
Ferdinand Wakeman Hubbel Professor of Law, Professor of Psychology and Law in Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania
“The Perils and Promises of Neuroscience for Criminal Law”

January 23, 2012 – Holly Maguigan
Professor of Clinical Law, New York University School of Law
“True or False?  Domestic Violence is a Crime Like Any Other Crime.  False.”

February 28, 2012 -Sharon Dolovich
Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law
“Incarceration American Style”

March 26, 2012 -Louis Michael Seidman
Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Constitutional Law, Georgetown University Law Center
“Hyper-incarceration: Is There a Way Out?”

April 23, 2012 -Katherine Beckett
Department of Sociology, Law Societies, and Justice Program, University of Washington
“The Politics of Penal Expansion and Penal Reform”

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