Title

February 10, 2014 -- Overdosing On Prisons: Tackling The Side Effects Of The United States' Unprecedented Use Of Prison

Authors

Peter Wagner

Document Type

Lecture

Publication Date

2-10-2014

Abstract

Peter Wagner, Executive Director of the Prison Policy Initiative, spoke at Western New England University Law School as a Clason Speaker on February 10, 2014 on the subject of prisons in the United States. He discussed the hidden costs of mass incarceration for the United States economy and the effects on specific populations. His efforts have led to legislation protecting prison gerrymandering in four states.

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