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Saturday, May 4 • 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Unbreaking the Criminal Justice System

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America cages its citizens at a higher rate than any other industrialized nation -- but that doesn’t mean that every community feels the impact in the same way. In a conversation about our current state of incarceration, Dr. Jennifer Eberhart’s will bring her expertise on the biological nature of biases, while Emily Bazelon will show how those biases have shaped America’s criminal justice system. 

Moderators
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David Plotz

CEO, Atlas Obscura
David Plotz is the CEO of Atlas Obscura (www.AtlasObscura.com), the Brooklyn-based media and travel company. He is also host of the popular Slate Political Gabfest podcast. Before joining Atlas Obscura in 2014, Plotz was Editor in Chief of Slate, where he won two National Magazine... Read More →

Speakers
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Emily Bazelon

Author & Journalist, New York Times & Slate Political Gabfest
Emily Bazelon is a staff  writer at The New York Times Magazine, the Truman Capote Fellow for Creative Writing and Law, and a lecturer at Yale Law School. Her previous book is the national bestseller  Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power... Read More →
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Jennifer Eberhardt

Professor of Psychology, Stanford University
Dr. Jennifer Eberhardt is a professor of psychology at Stanford and a recipient of a 2014 MacArthur "genius" grant. She has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and was named one of Foreign Policy's 100 Leading Global Thinkers... Read More →


Saturday May 4, 2019 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Campion