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Monday, June 18, 2018

Webinar: Digital Prisons: Challenging E-Carceration

Start Date: 6/18/2018 2:00 PM EDT
End Date: 6/18/2018 4:00 PM EDT

Organization Name: National Association for Public Defense

Heather H. Hall
Email: heather@publicdefenders.us
Phone: N/A

Digital Prisons: Challenging E-Carceration

June 18,  2018, 2:00 p.m. Eastern, 120 minutes

Webinar Faculty:  

  • James  Kilgore, Project Director, Challenging E-Carceration
  • Myaisha  Hayes, National  Organizer  on  Criminal  Justice  &  Technology, Center  for  Media  Justice
  • Stephanie  Lacambra, Attorney, Electronic  Frontier  Foundation

About the Webinar:  This webinar will focus on the growth of electronic monitoring in the criminal legal system. The presenters are part of a national campaign, Challengeing E-Carceration, that focuses on curbing the harm done by electronic monitoring in the criminal legal system, reducing the use of electronic monitoring and explaining as well as contesting the way EM poses threats to human rights, racial justice and privacy. The presenters will also summarize the Guidelines for Respecting the Rights of Individuals on Electronic Monitoring, which 57 organizations, including NAPD have endorsed.  

Presented by James Kilgore of the Challenging E-Carceration campaign, Myaisha Hayes of the Center for Media Justice and Stephanie Lacambra of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

About the Faculty: 

James  Kilgore is an  activist,  writer  and  researcher  based  in  Urbana,  Illinois.  He currently  leads  the  #ChallengingEcarceration project    which  focuses  on  the  use  of  electronic  monitoring  in  the  criminal  legal  system.    He  received  a  2018  Soros  Justice  Advocacy  Fellowship  to  advance  his  work. He spent  a  year  on  a  monitor  as  a  condition  of  my  parole

Myaisha  Hayes is the  National  Organizer  on  Criminal  Justice  &  Technology  at  the  Center  for  Media  Justice. Her work focuses on  how  technology  is  expanding  the  harm  caused  by  policing  and  the  criminal  justice  system.

Stephanie  Lacambra is a  long-time  indigent  criminal  defense  trial  attorney  and  immigration  defense  activist  who  works  for  the  Electronic  Frontier  Foundation,  a  non-profit  digital  rights  advocacy  organization  that  has  been  fighting  to  protect  our  digital  freedoms  since  1990.  https://www.eff.org

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Closed: 6/18/2018 2:15 PM

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