CJC Professor participated in panel discussion on mass incarceration & screening of the Netflix documentary “13th”
Dr. David Olson participated in a panel discussion following a public screening of the Netflix documentary “13th”. The panel – including State Senator Kwame Raoul and others (see above) – discussed social justice as well as what community-based organizations and lawmakers can do to stop the trend of mass incarceration. The event took place at the Chicago Cultural Center on January 17, 2017, and was hosted by the Law Office of the Public Defender – Cook County, the National Association of Public Defense, and the City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural and Special Events. Dr. Olson is a Professor of Criminal Justice & Criminology in Loyola’s College of Arts & Sciences, and is also the Co-Director of the Center for Criminal Justice Research, Policy, & Practice with Diane Geraghty, the A. Kathleen Beazley Chair in Children’s Law and Director of the Civitas Childlaw Program in Loyola’s School of Law.