The Center's fourth annual major conference was held on Tuesday, April 17, 2012. hRead more about the event here.

Watch Video of Michelle Alexander's Keynote Address (1 h 10 min):

Watch Video of Panel 1 (1 h 23 min):

Watch Video of Panel 2 (1 h 11 min):

Watch Video of Panel 3 (1 h 12 min):

 Participating scholars and practitioners included:

  • Anthony S. Barkow, Partner, Jenner & Block LLP, and former Executive Director, Center on the Administration of Criminal Law, New York University School of Law 
  • Rachel E. Barkow, Segal Family Professor of Regulatory Law and Policy and Faculty Director, Center on the Administration of Criminal Law, New York University School of Law
  • The Honorable James E. Boasberg, United States District Judge, District of Columbia.
  • I. Bennett Capers, Professor of Law, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
  • Lisa Daugaard, Deputy Director and supevisor, Racial Disparity Project, Defender Association of Seattle, Washington
  • Angela J. Davis, Professor of Law, American University College of Law
  • James Forman, Jr., Clinical Professor of Law, Yale Law School
  • Vanita Gupta ('01), Deputy Legal Director, American Civil Liberties Union
  • Ketanji Brown Jackson, Vice Chair, United States Sentencing Commission
  • Ronald Machen, United States Attorney, District of Columbia
  • Glenn E. Martin, Vice President of Development and Public Affairs, The Fortune Society
  • L. Song Richardson, Associate Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law
  • Kami Chavis Simmons, Associate Professor of Law, Wake Forest University School of Law
  • David A. Sklansky, Yosef Osheawich Professor of Law, U.C. Berkeley School of Law
  • J. Scott Thompson, Chief of Police, Camden, New Jersey
  • Tom Tyler, Professor of Law and Psychology, Yale Law School
  • Whitney Tymas, Director, Prosecution and Racial Justice, Vera Institute of Justice