Author Marie Gottschalk at HLS this Thursday

Caught Cover

Caught: The Prison State and the Lockdown of American Politics
A discussion with author Marie Gottschalk

Thursday, November 12, 2015
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Wasserstein Hall, Room 2004
Harvard Law School

In this book, Marie Gottschalk exposes the broader pathologies in American politics that are preventing the country from solving its most pressing problems and outlines a promising alternative path to begin dismantling the carceral state. Gottschalk is professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania. A former editor and journalist, she was a member of the National Academy of Sciences Committee on the Causes and Consequences of High Rates of Incarceration.

With an introduction by Lois Ahrens, Director of the Real Cost of Prisons Project.

For more information and to register, click here.


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