Prior to publishing its annual University of Massachusetts Roundtable Symposium Law Journal, the UMass Law Review hosts a symposium conference: a forum for discussion and debate on legal trends and issues.
Annual Symposium 2018
On April 18, 2018, the UMass Law Review will host Mass Incarceration: An American Crisis.
Welcome - Dean Eric Mitnick
Opening Remarks - David M. Siegel, Director of the Center for Law/Social Responsibility, New England Law
Inventing Reform in Massachusetts Panel - State Senator William N. Brownsberger; the Bristole County Reentry Coalition; and Dr. Robert P. Waxler, English professor at UMass Dartmouth and founder of Changing Lives Through Literature
Breaking the Cycle of Mass Incarceration Panel - Anne Marie Rocheleau, Associate Professor of Criminology at Stonehill College; Timothy F. App, President, Eastern Division, CPC, Inc. & Adjunct Professor at Stonehill College; and Dr. Nokuthula Sibanda, Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative Reform Specialist at Massachusetts Department of Youth Services
Confronting the Roots of Mass Incarceration Panel - Brandy F. Henry, Steering Committee Member, Massachusetts Bail Fund; Lisa H. Thurau, Esq., Executive Director, Strategies for Youth; and Prof. Viviane Saleh-Hannah, Associate Professor Chairperson, Department of Crime & Justice Studies, Black Studies, and Women & Gender Studies at UMass Dartmouth
Keynote Speaker - Sheila A. Hubbard, Esq., Commissioner, Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination