Sentenced for Life: Considering the Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions

June 17, 2011

On Friday, June 17, 2011, the American Constitution Society featured a panel discussion on the collateral consequences of criminal convictions, featuring:

  • Judge Lynn S. Adelman, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Cynthia Jones, Professor of Law, American University, Washington College of Law
  • U.S. Representative Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Nkechi Taifa, Senior Policy Analyst for Criminal Civil, and Racial Justice Reform, Open Society Policy Center
  • Yolanda Vázquez, Clinical Supervisor and Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Melvyn I. Weiss, Founder, MIW Mediating & Consulting LLC