Three Strikes press conference Jan. 24, panel discussion Jan. 27

Legal Experts and Community Leaders to Oppose Costly ‘Three Strikes Bill’ that will Cost Taxpayers Millions

Tuesday Jan. 24th
11:00 AM Press Conference
at MA State House in Gardner Auditorium


  • Kathleen Dennehy, former commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Correction
  • Atty. Barbara Dougan, Massachusetts Project Director of Families Against Mandatory Minimums
  • Prof. Charles Ogletree, director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice at Harvard Law School
  • Rev. Eugene Rivers, founder and president of the Ella J. Baker House
  • Carol Rose, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union, Massachusetts
  • Atty. Max Stern, partner and criminal defense lawyer, Stern Shapiro Weissberg & Garin LLP
  • Leslie Walker, executive director, Prisoners Legal Services

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Fri. Jan. 27th
"The high costs of prospective 3 Strikes Law"
7 – 9:00 PM Jamaica Plain Forum

at First Church (at the Monument, near South/Centre Street)
6 Eliot St., Jamaica Plain

Moderated by: Ben Thompson, Exec. Director, Criminal Justice Policy Coalition
Panel Featuring:

  • Hon. Nancy Gertner Judge (Retired), U.S. District Court Massachusetts
  • State Representative Liz Malia, D-Jamaica Plain, 11th Suffolk District
  • Jamarhl Crawford, Occupy the Hood Boston/the Blackstonian

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