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Criminal Justice

This track will focus on the problems within the criminal justice system. It will look into the causes, the extent and the possible alternatives to the present existing criminal justice system in USA.

Panel Discussions:

1. “History of the prison crisis in MA”


1. A workshop and discussion with ex-prisoners.
2. Campaign to build safer communities workshop
3. A workshop and discussion with prisoners’ family members.
4. The real cost of war on drugs
5. The real cost of prisons for women and children
6. The real cost of financing and siting prisons.
7. We’ll also have a ‘ DDU cell’ so people can see the space in which prisoners have to spend 23 hours of their day.