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Weeklong Tribute to Honor Life and Work of Barbara Jordan

Mass Incarceration, Race, and Criminal Justice Reform

The statements made here represent the speakers' own thoughts. Neither the LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin, nor any organization providing support for this effort necessarily endorses the views and statements included here.

Date: Monday, February 21, 2011

This panel was part of a larger, weeklong celebration of the life and work of Barbara Jordan. Sponsored by the Barbara Jordan Freedom Foundation, this panel was part of a launch event for the organization that took place on Feb. 21, 2011.

The panel Mass Incarceration, Race and Criminal Justice Reform featured: Lead Speaker: Marc Mauer, Executive Director, The Sentencing Project and Responders: District Judge John Creuzot, Dallas County criminal court; Steve Martin, Attorney and Corrections Consultant; author of “Texas Prisons: The Walls Came Tumbling Down”; and Ana Yanez Correa, Executive Director, Texas Criminal Justice Coalition.