Mass Incarceration in Arizona forum


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    The Crimes of Mass Incarceration

    The American
    Criminal Justice System
    in the 21st Century

    Join us for a Ground Game Forum:
    Mass Incarceration in AZ
    ‘Truth in sentencing’? What does that mean?
    Rehabilitation? How do we compare with other states?
    What % are imprisoned for non-violent offenses?
    Criminalizing Poverty. What are the statistics?
    Tuesday July 17th, 2018
    Little Theatre
    Presentation by:
    Joel Feinman: Joel was born in Tucson & received his Master’s and Law degree from the University of Arizona. He joined the Pima County Public Defender’s office as a felony trial attorney in 2007 and he now heads this office. Joel also teaches political science at the University of AZ.
    Plus: Other surprise guest speakers..more info to come.
    Enjoy light refreshments, an informative evening and good company!
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    Carolyn Classen
    Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, (since Jan. 2013).

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