• Nov 12, 2019

Collective Resistance in the Courthouse: How Communities Are Contesting Mass Incarceration

  • 12:00 - 1:00 PM
  • Pound Hall, Room 100, Harvard Law School, 1563 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Join us for a lunch talk with Jocelyn Simonson, HLS ’06, Visiting Associate Professor. Prof. Simonson will lecture for about 15 minutes and then engage in a conversation with Atara Rich-Shea, Director of the Massachusetts Bail Fund and one of the administrative coordinators of CourtWatch MA, about forms of collective resistance including bail funds, bailouts, participatory defense, and courtwatching.

Free & open to the public. Lunch provided.

Illustration on poster by Sanya Hyland for the Philadelphia Mama’s Day Bail Out.

Co-sponsors: Criminal Justice Policy Program; Harvard Law National Lawyers Guild; Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign; Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review; Harvard Law and Political Economy Group