Hoffinger Criminal Justice Forum: Monday March 26: Louis Michael Seidman: Hyper-incarceration: Is There a Way Out?

Please join faculty members from NYU and neighboring institutions, policymakers, and practitioners on Monday, March 26 for the Hoffinger Criminal Justice Forum.  Our speaker will be Louis Michael Seidman, Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Constitutional Law at the Georgetown University Law Center.  His talk is titled “Hyper-Incarceration: Is There a Way Out?”

The Colloquium will be held at Lipton Hall, D’Agostino Building, 108 W. 3rd Street, from 7:45-9:15 pm.  No RSVP is necessary.

Professor Seidman is a nationally known scholar of constitutional and criminal law and procedure, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has written on a wide range of issues, and is co-author of a constitutional law casebook.  His most recent books are On Constitutional Disobedience (Oxford, 2012); Silence and Freedom (Stanford 2007); Equal Protection of the Laws (Foundation 2002); and Our Unsettled Constitution: A New Defense of Constitutionalism and Judicial Review (Yale 2001).  Professor Seidman graduated from Harvard Law School in 1971, and then served as a law clerk for J. Skelly Wright of the D.C. Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. He was a staff attorney with the D.C. Public Defender Service until joining the Georgetown Law Center faculty in 1976. He teaches a variety of courses in the fields of constitutional and criminal law.

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