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Not Guilty!

UC Hastings, Room 333-201 333 golden gate ave., San Francisco

Learn about the historic Smithfield Trial, in which two activists who rescued sick piglets from a factory farm were found not guilty by a St. George jury! Let's talk about what this means for the animals and their advocates.

FESTER: Carceral Permeability and California’s COVID-19 Correctional Disaster

Join me at UC Berkeley's Center for the Study of Law & Society for a talk about my forthcoming book with Chad Goerzen, FESTER: Carceral Permeability and California's COVID-19 Correctional Disaster. Even against the backdrop of pandemic mismanagement in the United States, the COVID-19 disaster in California's prisons stands out as the worst medical prison […]


Sherlock Holmes & The Birth of Crime Science

Manny's 3092 16th Street, San Francisco

"Watson, you know my methods," says Sherlock Holmes. But where did these methods come from? The 19th century was an era of immense excitement about scientific and methodological inventions, and these found their way into a nascent science of crime and forensics. It was a time of pioneering, but it also had a sinister side, […]

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