March 6, 2019
Latham & Watkins Forum
At this Forum, panelists discussed issues raised in Professor Rachel Barkow’s new book, “Prisoners of Politics: Breaking the Cycle of Mass Incarceration.” Among the topics discussed were how populist politics have produced draconian laws and practices and ways in which politics can now be used to bring about reform, including in courts and prosecutors’ offices.
• Anne Milgram, ’96, Professor of Practice and Executive Director, Criminal Justice Lab, NYU School of Law; New Jersey Attorney General, 2007-2010
• Rachel Barkow, Vice Dean and Segal Family Professor of Regulatory Law and Policy; Faculty Director, Center on the Administration of Criminal Law, NYU School of Law
• Shaun King, Columnist for The Intercept and The Appeal; Co-Founder, The North Star and Real Justice Political Action Committee