Upcoming Chicago November Events: Juvenile Justice & Prison-Related

November 1 — Why Should Juries Be Told about Human Perception and Memory?
Speaker: Geoffrey R Loftus
Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington, Dr. Loftus is highly regarded authority on human memory and perception. He has testified as an expert witness on perception, memory, statistics, and videogame behavior in more than 300 civil and criminal cases.

4 to 5:30 p.m.
Gage Gallery
18 S. Michigan Ave

November 3 — Free Screening of Slavery by Another Name

2 to 5:00 p.m. Discussion after the screening
Jane Addams Hull House
800 S. Halsted Street
RSVP to projectnia@hotmail.com

November 3 — BOOKS! party for the Prison-Neighborhood Arts Project.
P-NAP is an initiative at Stateville Prison. We started teaching art and literature classes and organizing a guest lecture series there this fall. The BOOKS! party is an effort to collect books for a resource room we are trying to build up there (the state stopped funding the libraries in 2002).

6 to 8 p.m.
Jane Addams Hull House
800 S. Halsted Street

November 8 — Youth With Disabilities Need Education, Not Incarceration
Youth with disabilities comprise 30 to 80 percent of youth caught up in the juvenile justice system. How can we ensure youth are getting the services they need to succeed in school and beyond?

5:30 p.m.
Gage Gallery
18 S. Michigan Ave
RSVP to nmichaels@roosevelt.edu

November 9– What Works in Juvenile Justice: A Discussion Series in Cook County
Join the Juvenile Justice Initiative in the auditorium of the Juvenile Court Building, Cook County, for a discussion series about juvenile justice issues and practices.

Speaker: Edward P. Mulvey, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, will present the Pathways to Desistance longitudinal research findings about high-risk juvenile offenders.

12:30p-2:30p
Juvenile Court (Auditorium)
1100 S. Hamilton St.
Pizza will be provided for all who register in advance.
Please RSVP via email to rsvp@jjustice.org

November 14 — False Confessions: Causes, Consequences, Solutions
Speaker: Richard A. Leo
Dr. Leo is internationally known for his pioneering empirical research on police interrogation practices, the impact of Miranda, psychological coercion, false confessions, and wrongful convictions.

4 to 5:30 p.m.
Gage Gallery
18 S. Michigan Ave

November 15 — LGBTQ Youth in the Juvenile Justice System
Join members of Gender JUST as they discuss the challenges and experiences of LGBTQ youth in conflict with the law.

5:30 p.m.
Gage Gallery
18 S. Michigan Ave
RSVP to nmichaels@roosevelt.edu

Download the flyer HERE (PDF).

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