The Hastings Race and Poverty Law Journal, Hastings Women’s Law Journal, and the Hastings Journal of Crime and Punishment with the support of the Institute for Criminal Justice at UC Hastings are coming together to host an important symposium on incarceration and healthcare, focusing on the COVID-19 crisis. Please register here.

Symposium Schedule

FEB. 5, 12:00 – 5:00 PM:

12:00 PM         Welcome and Introduction

12:15 PM           Presentation and Q & A with Professor Ashley Rubin

                • The Influence of Disease and Disease Prevention on the Development of Prisons

1:05 PM            Break

1:10 PM            The Current State of Medical Access in Prisons and Jails:                                    Panel Discussion

                • Jacque Wilson, moderator, SF Public Defender’s Office
                • Adnan Khan, panelist, Re:Store Justice
                • Prof. Sharon Dolovich, panelist, UCLA
                • Daisy Ramirez, panelist, ACLU SoCal
                • Michael Bien, panelist, Rosen Bien Galvin & Grunfeld LLP
                • Sheriff Dean Growdon, panelist, Lassen County

2:40 PM            Break

2:50 PM            San Quentin and COVID-19: Panel Discussion

                • Hadar Aviram, moderator, UC Hastings
                • James King, panelist, Ella Baker Center
                • Richard Braucher, panelist, First District Appellate Project
                • Heather O’Malley, panelist, Social Worker
                • Jason Fagone, panelist, San Francisco Chronicle

4:25 PM            Break

4:30 PM           Keynote Speaker: Justice Anthony Kline

                • The Role of the Judiciary on Mass Incarceration in California

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