May 9, 2019
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm, Pacific Time
ACS Bay Area: "Charged" with Emily Bazelon and Brendon Woods
Join the ACS Bay Area Lawyer Chapter, Alameda County Bar Association, Alameda-Contra-Costa Trial Lawyers' Association, California Association of Black Lawyers, California ChangeLawyers, Legal Access Alameda, and the Northern California Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association for a discussion with author Emily Bazelon about her bestselling book, Charged: The New Movement to Transform Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration in America, alongside Alameda County Chief Public Defender Brendon Woods. Charged explores the deep relationship between prosecutors and prosecutorial discretion as both causes of and potential solutions to mass incarceration. Please join us for this timely conversation with two of the nation's leading voices for criminal law and policy reform.
Emily Bazelon, Staff Writer, The New York Times Magazine; Senior Research Fellow, Yale Law School, Co-Host of the podcast Political Gabfest
Brendon Woods, Chief Public Defender, Alameda County
Lunch will be generously provided by our host, Morrison & Foerster LLP.
1.0 hour of California CLE credit has been approved for this program.