Professor Jonathan Simon: Mass Incarceration on Trial

The Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights at University College Cork is pleased to announce that Professor Jonathan Simon will give a seminar entitled “Mass Incarceration on Trial” on Wednesday 13th July 2011. 

Professor Simon is the Adrian A. Kragen Professor of Law at the University of California Berkley School of Law. He is the author of “Governing through Crime: How the War on Crime Transformed American Democracy and Created a Culture of Fear” (2007) and “Poor Discipline: Parole and the Social Control of the Underclass,” 1890-1990 (1993).He is also maintains and contributes to the Governing through crime and Berkley Jurisprude blogs. 

The seminar will take place at 3pm on Wednesday 13th July, 2011 in the Moot Court Room, Faculty of Law, Áras na Laoi, UCC. 

If you are interested in attending please email ccjhr@ucc.ie or phone 021 490 2728 by Monday 11th July 2011.