Human Rights First, in collaboration with Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, is hosting a free all day event called “Dialogues on Detention: Applying Lessons from Criminal Justice Reform to the Immigration Detention System” on Friday October 12th.  The event will  feature in-depth discussions on gaps in legal representation, alternatives to detention, conditions of detention, litigation and other approaches – as part of an examination of whether there are lessons that can be learned from criminal justice reform and applied to the immigration detention system.

Speakers at the event include: Dora Schriro, former director of the Arizona Department of Corrections; Lindsay Marshall, Executive Director, Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project; Arizona State Representative John Kavanagh (R-8); Dodie Ledbetter, detention services director at Pima County Juvenile Detention Center; and Andy Silverman, Joseph M. Livermore Professor of Law and Director of Clinical Programs, University of Arizona James E. Rodgers College of Law.

Visit the Human Rights First website to register and see the agenda and to read more about the Dialogues on Detention Series.

For more information, please contact Ruthie Epstein at epsteinr@humanrightsfirst.org.