EVENT: Join Clive Stafford Smith, John Podmore, and David Jessel in the third annual Prisoners’ Advice Service/ JusticeGap debate – hosted by the UCL Centre for Access to Justice. Book now.
The debate – 1.6m behind bars: are there any lessons to learn from the US prison system? – will be chaired by investigative journalist, author and campaigner David Jessel.
Confirmed panelists so far are:
- Clive Stafford Smith, founder of Reprieve who has spent 25 years working on behalf of defendants facing the death penalty in the US;
- Hamja Ahsan, brother of Talha Ahsan, detained without trial in the UK for six years before being extradited to the USA in October 2012 – details of the Free Talha Ahsan campaign HERE
- Dr Sharon Shalev, research fellow Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford, author of Supermax: controlling risk through solitary confinement, and www.solitaryconfinement.org;
- John Podmore, author, criminal justice consultant and former prison governor.
When: Tuesday May 21st, 630pm
Where: Gustav Tuck Lecture Theatre, University College of London campus, Gower Street, London
Book: email firstname.lastname@example.org; or email@example.com. We need name; address; organisation & contact number. Tickets are free. Max two tickets.