104 - Current Trends in Criminal Justice Reform
Monday, March 4, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
USN - Room 1135
Description:The United States has the largest prison population in the world, and the highest per-capita incarceration rate. By the end of 2016, approximately 1 in 38 persons in the United States were in correctional institutions. Join USN parent, Belmont Law Professor, and Chair of the ABA Criminal Justice Section LUCIAN DERVAN to explore the trends in modern criminal justice reform. He will cover a variety of topics including bail reform, sentencing reform, over-criminalization, specialized courts and the treatment of the mentally ill. As legislators at the state and national level grapple with making changes to criminal justice, learn from an expert on the trends in this area of the law.