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Offsite: James Forman at Weiser Hall

Literati is proud to be the bookseller at the Donia Human Rights Center Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture as they welcome award-winning author and professor of law, James Forman.

The event takes place in Weiser Hall room 1010. 

Join us for a lecture by Dr. James Forman, Yale University Law School, who will speak about his book, Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America. Dr. Forman's work is relevant to those engaged in studying the United States criminal justice system and the crisis of mass incarceration.

James Forman, Jr. is a professor of law at Yale Law School. He has written for the New York TimesThe Atlantic, numerous law reviews, and other publications. A former clerk for Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, he spent six years as a public defender in Washington, D.C., where he cofounded the Maya Angelou Public Charter School. He is the author of Locking Up Our Own.


Event date: 
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 4:00pm
Event address: 
500 Church St
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374537449
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - February 6th, 2018