California Correctional Crisis: Mass Incarceration, Healthcare, and the COVID-19 Outbreak
December 5 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm PSTFree
Why are prisons, jails, and detention facilities so vulnerable to COVID-19? What can be done to help? JOIN US to find out!
Three UC Hastings journals are coming together to organize an important symposium on incarceration and healthcare, focusing on the COVID-19 prison crisis. We are excited to invite you–details will follow. For now, please SAVE THE DATES!
- Feb. 5, 12-4pm: California Correctional Crisis, Meet COVID-19
- Feb. 12, 12-4pm: Focus on reproductive justice, trans incarcerated people, and special populations
- Feb. 19, 12-4pm: Focus on immigration detention and healthcare
Where? Online (registration details to follow)
The conference will feature amazing speakers: advocates, activists, academics, officials, formerly incarcerated people. Among our confirmed speakers are renown prison historian Prof. Ashley Rubin; prison law expert Prof. Sharon Dolovich, Director of the UCLA COVID-19 Behind Bars Data Project; Adnan Khan, Executive Director of Re:Store Justice; Richard Braucher of the First District Appellate Project, counsel for Ivan Von Staich in the landmark case that resulted in a San Quentin population reduction order; Michael Bien, Managing Partner of Rosen, Bien, Galvan & Grunfeld, who is litigating Plata v. Newsom, an effort to find relief for the entire prison system through the federal courts; James King, State Campaigner for the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights.
MCLE Credits for lawyers pending. Please plan on joining us!