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Judge Judith Colenback Savage joined Roger Williams University School of Law in 2014 as Distinguished Jurist in Residence. This spring, she is teaching "Criminal Procedure: Adjudication" and "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Color Blindness," a Perspectives course based on the...

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Posted by Judith Savage
03/24/2015 at 09:24 AM
This Friday, March 27, an extraordinary gathering will take place here at RWU Law to discuss mass incarceration and mass probation -- one of the most important public policy issues of our time. A sizeable cross-section of the Rhode Island community – including members of the bench and bar, law professors and law students, local and national experts, a host of stakeholders and citizens – will come together for a timely symposium titled “Sounding the Alarm on Mass Incarceration: Moving Beyond the Problem and Toward Solutions.” The event calls upon us to reexamine an inordinately expensive...