MJRL Symposium, Feb. 2, 2013

Prof. James Forman, Jr., Yale Law School, gives the keynote address.

MJRL Symposium, Feb. 2, 2013

Prof. Craig Haney, U.C. Santa Cruz, makes a point during the panel on isolation and mental health.

MJRL Symposium, Feb. 2, 2013

Prof. Marie Gottschalk, University of Pennsylvania, discussed strategies for reform during a panel discussion.

MJRL Symposium, Feb. 2, 2013

Robert Hillary King, an exoneree who spent 29 years in solitary confinement as part of the Angola Three, shared his experiences.

MJRL Symposium, Feb. 2, 2013

The symposium drew a large crowd.

MJRL Symposium, Feb. 2, 2013

David Fathi, director of the ACLU's National Prison Project, discussed strategies for reform.

MJRL Symposium, Feb. 2, 2013

Commissioner Christopher Epps, Mississippi Department of Corrections, also discussed prison reform.

"INHUMANE AND INEFFECTIVE"  The Michigan Journal of Race & Law addressed the topic of solitary confinement in Michigan prisons and beyond during its Feb. 2 symposium. Experts from the Law School and across the nation spoke on the topics of isolation and mental health, the crisis in Michigan, and strategies for reform.

Read a recap of the keynote address presented by Prof. James Forman, Jr. of Yale Law School.

Photos by Lizzie Kassab.

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