Politics’ influence on local criminal justice is the subject of Tulane Law Gamm symposium

March 15, 2023 –Tulane University

The impact of politics on jails, prisons, courts, prosecutors, police, and defense attorneys are just a few of the topics that will be addressed at this year’s Gordon Gamm Comparative Law and Justice Symposium on March 31, 2023.

The event will be held at Tulane Law’s John Giffen Weinmann Hall, 6329 Freret Street, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with presentations in Room 110. It is free and open to the public.

Professors and scholars presenting include Valena Beety (Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University), Bennett Capers (Fordham University School of Law), Shih-Chun “Steven” Chien (Cleveland-Marshall College of Law), Cynthia Godsoe (Brooklyn Law School), Paul Gowder (Northwestern Pritzker School of Law), Brandon Hasbrouck (Washington and Lee University School of Law), Carissa Hessick (University of North Carolina School of Law), Pamela Metzger (SMU Dedman School of Law), and Ronald Wright (Wake Forest University School of Law).