The 15th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Keynote Address

- Roger Williams University School of Law, Bristol, RI, Room 262Open to the PublicRSVP Required

A Conversation with Robin Steinberg

Founder and CEO, The Bail Project

Robin Steinberg is the founder and CEO of The Bail Project, an unprecedented national effort to combat mass incarceration by transforming the pretrial system in the U.S. Over a 35-year career as a public defender, Robin represented thousands of low-income people in over-policed neighborhoods and founded three high-impact organizations: The Bronx Defenders, The Bronx Freedom Fund, and Still She Rises.

Robin is a frequent commentator on criminal justice issues and has contributed opinion pieces to The New York Times, The Marshall Project, and USA Today. Her scholarly work has appeared in leading law and policy journals, including the NYU Review of Law & Social Change, the Yale Law & Policy Review, and the Harvard Journal of African-American Public Policy. She has also contributed book chapters to How Can You Represent Those People? (Palgrave, 2013) and Decarcerating America (The New Press, 2018). She is a Gilbert Foundation Senior Fellow of the Criminal Justice Program at UCLA School of Law.

Join us for what promises to be a riveting conversation.


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