Association of American Law Schools
Mid-Year Meeting of the Criminal Justice Section

June 11 – 14, 2017

American University Washington College of Law
4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016

This year, the Section will be co-hosting the meeting with CrimFest, ordinarily held in New York. Panels are currently being organized and a call for workshop papers will be sent out soon.

Schedule

(current as of 4/13/2017)
**Please be advised that this schedule is subject to change**

Sunday 6/11
6:30 pm Informal dinner
Monday 6/12
8:15 - 9:00 Breakfast
9:00 - 10:15 Works-in-progress Workshop
Works-in-progress Workshop
Works-in-progress Workshop
Author Meets Reader:
James Forman, Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America
10:30 - noon Panel on the Future of Policing
Panelists:
  • Bennett Capers
  • Christy Lopez
  • Stephen Rushin
  • Frank Rudy - Cooper
Noon - 1:30 Lunch and Introductions
1:30 - 2:45 Works-in-progress Workshop
Author Meets Reader:
Linda Fentiman, Blaming Mothers: American Law and the Risks to Children’s Health
Author Meets Reader:
Jeff Kirchmeier, Imprisoned by the Past: Warren McClesky, Race, and the American Death Penalty
3:00 - 4:30 Criminal Justice Metrics Discussion
Discussants:
  • David Ball
  • Sean Bushway
  • Emily Owens
  • Robert Weisberg
  • Jordan Woods
Later Happy Hour
Tuesday 6/13
8:15 - 9:00 Breakfast
9:00 - 10:15 Works-in-progress Workshop
Works-in-progress Workshop
Works-in-progress Workshop
Author Meets Reader:
David Gray, The Fourth Amendment in an Age of Surveillance
10:30 - noon Criminal Law Textbook Discussion
Discussants:
  • Michael Cahill
  • Joshua Dressler
  • Angela Harris
  • Joe Hoffman
  • Joe Kennedy
  • Cynthia Lee
  • Paul Marcus
  • Jens Ohlin [tentative]
  • Ellen Podger
Noon - 1:30 Lunch and Keynote Address: Deputy Solicitor General Michael Dreeben
1:30 - 2:45 Works-in-progress Workshop
Author Meets Reader:
John Pfaff, Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration—And How to Achieve Real Reform
Author Meets Reader:
Michael Perlin & Heather Ellis Cucolo, Shaming the Constitution: The Detrimental Results of Sexual Violent Predator Legislation
3:00 - 4:30 Panel on Misdemeanors
Panelists:
  • Eisha Jain
  • Irene Oritseweyinmi Joe
  • Jenny Roberts
  • Megan Stevenson
Wednesday 6/14
8:15 - 9:00 Breakfast
9:00 - 10:15 Works-in-progress Workshop
Works-in-progress Workshop
Works-in-progress Workshop
Author Meets Reader:
Darryl Brown, Free Market Criminal Justice: How Democracy and Laissez Fair Undermine the Rule of Law
10:30 - 11:45 Works-in-progress Workshop
Works-in-progress Workshop
Author Meets Reader:
Brandon Garrett, Too Big to Fail: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations
11:45 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 2:15 Works-in-progress Workshop
Works-in-progress Workshop
Author Meets Reader:
Andrew Ferguson, The Rise of Big Data Policing: Surveillance, Race, and the Future of Law Enforcement