March 5, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm , Eastern Time

What About Collateral Consequences?


The week of March 4, 2019 is the annual Week Against Mass Incarceration, during which student National Lawyers Guild chapters from all over the country put together events discussing the impact of mass incarceration on multiple legal and social spheres. Join the Washington College of Law Criminal Law Practitioner, American Constitution Society, and National Lawyers Guild for "What About Collateral Consequences?" 

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

12:00-1:00 PM

American University Washington College of Law

N101 (Warren Building)

4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW

Washington, D.C. 20016

Food will be provided! 

Our panelists are:

Dr. Nazgool Ghandnoosh, from the Sentencing Project. Nazgol Ghandnoosh is a Senior Research Analyst at The Sentencing Project, a nonprofit organization engaged in research and advocacy for criminal justice reform. Nazgol holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles (2013). At The Sentencing Project, she has written about the declining prospects for parole on life sentences, racial perceptions of crime, and about best practices for eliminating racial inequality in the criminal justice system.

Pamela Yee, from Law Students In DC. Pamela Yee is a Supervising Attorney in the Criminal Division, specializing in immigration and the immigration consequence of criminal convictions. She has spent her career advocating for the rights of vulnerable populations before state family and criminal courts, immigration courts, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Prior to joining DCLSIC, Pamela was in private practice representing clients before the Arlington Immigration court, Baltimore Immigration court, Washington Asylum office, and both the Baltimore and Washington USCIS offices.

Tristan Sullivan-Wilson, HIPS Legal and Advocacy Fellow. Tristan Sullivan-Wilson is the Legal and Advocacy Fellow at HIPS (funded by the Ford Foundation) through the Women's Law and Public Policy Fellowship Program at Georgetown Law. She is a 2018 graduate of Northeastern University School of Law, where she concentrated in poverty law and economic justice. While in school, she interned with a number of progressive policy institutes, researched public health issues, and engaged with reproductive health and justice organizations. Before law school, Tristan served an AmeriCorpsVISTA year at ReSource, a non-profit in Burlington, Vermont. She earned her bachelor’s degree in political science and psychology from the University of Vermont in 2014.