Lunch with League: Punishment without Crime, July 17, 2019

Lunch with League: Punishment without Crime, July 17, 2019

man behind bars

Location

Back Bay Conference Center
3415 Michelson Drive
Irvine California 92612
California US
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Topic: Punishment without Crime:  How Our Massive Misdemeanor System Traps
the Innocent and Makes America More Unequal

Speaker: Alexandra Natapoff, UCI School of Law

Professor Alexandra Natapoff, JD, UCI School of Law.  Professor Natapoff’s scholarship has won numerous awards, including a 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship, the 2013 Law and Society Association Article Prize, and two Outstanding Scholarship Awards from the American Association of Law Schools (AALS) Criminal Justice Section.  Her new book,Punishment Without Crime: How Our Massive Misdemeanor System Traps the Innocent and Makes America More Unequal (Basic Books, 2018), describes the powerful influence that misdemeanors exert over the entire U.S. criminal system. It was selected by Publishers Weekly as a Best Book of 2018.

Professor Natapoff is also author of Snitching: Criminal Informants and the Erosion of American Justice (NYU Press) which won the ABA Silver Gavel Award Honorable Mention for Books; her original work on criminal informants has made her a nationally-recognized expert.

Cost: $20 for lunch and speaker, $5 for speaker only.
Reserve, or call to cancel, by Sunday, June 16, 5:00 P.M.

Related to:  LWVUS Position on Sentencing Policy  

Contact Information
League [at] LWVOrangeCoast.org