Criminal Justice

Derecka Purnell, “A Conversation about Law, Law School, Organizing, and Becoming Abolitionists” Members of the Harvard Law School Community are invited to attend a conversation with Derecka Purnell — HLS grad, human rights lawyer, organizer, and author — about her

Derecka Purnell To Speak at Harvard Law School – September 16: Save the Date.   The Systemic Justice Project at Harvard Law School is excited to announce that Derecka Purnell will speak to interested members of the Harvard Law School community about

Riley Evans uncovers how the commercial bail bonds industry produces human suffering in pursuit of corporate greed. It’s a story of a saloon in San Francisco and a multi-national insurer in Tokyo. It’s a story of campaign donations, complicit judges and

Connie Cheng’s powerful new article on The [F]law examines how electronic ankle monitoring, like other alternatives to detention, is billed as more humane. But a closer look reveals that corporations are still in control and immigrants are still not free.

Adriel Williams’s  powerful new article on The [F]law looks at how prison telecommunications company Securus tears families apart with its astronomically high fees and costs. One million incarcerated people must use Securus products to call and email their families, but

Join this week’s “Systemic Lawyering in Times of Crisis” Webinar at:  https://harvard.zoom.us/j/770662864.   This week’s session, Tuesday April 21 at 12pm EST, focuses on the criminal legal system and features the following panelists: Judge Nancy Gertner, Senior Lecturer at Harvard

This week there will be two sessions of the “Systemic Lawyering in Times of Crisis” Webinar. The series features systemically oriented lawyers and activists in fields most affected by our latest crisis. Each session examines the special challenges posed by the crisis, the pressing needs, the