“Pretrial Justice and State of Bail Reform in U.S.” talk by Judge Truman A. Morrison



    A special community presentation by respected Senior Judge for the District of Columbia Superior Court, Truman A. Morrison. Judge Morrison brings his extensive experience in pretrial justice to Pima County to talk about the state of bail reform in the United States.

    This presentation is part of our strategies, funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, to safely lower Pima County’s jail population and change the way we think about incarceration.

    The event is Free and Open to the Public.
    For more information, email Terrance.Cheung@pima.gov or call 520-724-8770.

    Part of the way we #RethinkJails in Pima County.

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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 Tucsoncitizen.com 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, www.southernazjapan.org (since Jan. 2013).

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