A Chinese doctor was punished for warning the world about the coronavirus, then died of the disease himself. A Navy officer wrote to his superiors that his crew members were falling ill, then was fired for insubordination when the letter was leaked to the media. Dozens of animal rights activists have exposed diseased animals at […]
Join Brittany Stonesifer, John Windham, and me for a panel moderated by Valerie Brender on Props. 16, 17, 20, and 25.
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 […]
The Hastings Race and Poverty Law Journal, Hastings Women’s Law Journal, and the Hastings Journal of Crime and Punishment with the support of the Institute for Criminal Justice at UC Hastings are coming together to host an important symposium on incarceration and healthcare, focusing on the COVID-19 crisis. SAVE THE DATES! FEB. 5, 12:00 – 5:00 […]
Join us for Day 2 of our symposium on healthcare and incarceration in CA! Today's events focus on gender and reproductive justice behind bars: 12:00 PM Introduction 12:10 PM Transgender Healthcare in Prisons: Panel Discussion Ava Agree, moderator, UC Hastings Omar Garcia, panelist, Transgender Law Center Jasmine Jones, panelist, Transgender Gender-Variant & Intersex Justice Project Jen Orthwein, panelist, Medina Orthwein […]
Join us for the third and final day of California Correctional Crisis: Mass Incarceration, Healthcare, and the COVID-19 Outbreak! 12:00 PM Introduction 12:10 PM Immigration Detention and COVID-19: Panel Discussion Blaine Bookey, moderator, Center for Gender and Refugee Studies Grisel Ruiz, panelist, Immigrant Legal Resource Center Lisa Knox, panelist, California Collaborative for […]
Join me and my colleagues, fellow JSP graduates Ashley Rubin and Ming Hsu Chen, as well as fellow JSP graduate and moderator KT Albiston, to celebrate the publication of our respective books: Ashley's The Deviant Prison, Ming's Pursuing Citizenship in the Enforcement Era, and my Yesterday's Monsters!
Join me, UCLA professor Sharon Dolovich, Ella Baker Center State Campaigner James King, and California Coalition of Women Prisoners' Jane Dorotik, for this important conversation!
Proceedings have begun in Marin County Superior Court against San Quentin State Prison and the California Department of Corrections (CDCR) for what one judge has called “the worst epidemiological disaster in California correctional history.” More than 300 individuals have filed ‘habeas corpus’ petitions, alleging the prison violated 8th Amendment protections against “cruel and unusual punishment” […]