Law School to host discussion on the effects of mass incarceration on families and communities

Treatment Instead of Prison HIA 11–28–12

The Law School will host “The Collateral Consequences of Incarceration,” given by Traci Burch, assistant professor of political science at Northwestern University and a research professor at the American Bar Foundation, Thursday, Nov. 29, from 5:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. in Eckstein Hall.

Dr. Burch will discuss the effects of mass incarceration on families and communities, including how criminal justice policies affect disease, crime, domestic partner relationships, children and voting participation in low-income communities. This talk is based in part on her forthcoming book, Punishment and Participation: How Criminal Convictions Threaten American Democracy.

Light refreshments will be served after the event. RSVP online. For more information, contact the Law School at 8–7090. This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Political Science, the Law School, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, the Department of Social and Cultural Sciences and the Ins

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