Restoring Legitimacy to American Prisons (the view from Castle Rock)

This is SCCJR fifth annual lecture, details of the event are available here.

Speaker:  Prof Jonathan Simon is Adrian A. Kragen Professor of Law at University of California, Berkeley.  His recent publications have included "After the War on Crime:  Race, Democracy and the New Reconstruction" (with Mary Louise Frampton and Ian Haney Lopez, 2008) and "Governing through Crime:  How the War on Crime Transformed American Democracy and Created a Culture of Fear" (2007):  winner of the 2010 Hindelang prize of the American Society of Criminology and 2008 Book Prize for the Sociology of Law section of the American Sociological Association. 

This event is free to attend but places are limited. If you wish to attend, please email enquiries@sccjr.ac.uk indicating whether you want to attend the buffet. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Details and location maps for the John McIntyre Conference centre can be found here.