This panel featured authors of several autobiographical criminal justice-related books. Authors read from their books and the discussion focused on life post-incarceration as a leader in the criminal justice field.
Panelists: Omar Howard, The Omar Howard Story; Anthony Graves, Infinite Hope: How Wrongful Conviction, Solitary Confinement, and 12 Years on Death Row Failed to Kill My Soul, Smart Justice Initiatives Manager, ACLU of Texas; Susan Burton, Becoming Ms. Burton, A New Way of Life
Moderator: Nkechi Taifa, Advocacy Director for Criminal Justice, Open Society Foundations
Shattering the Shackles of Collateral Consequences: Exploring Moral Principles and Economic Innovations to Restore Rights and Opportunity
NACDL’s 17th Annual State Criminal Justice Network Conference and 2nd Annual Presidential Summit | August 23-25, 2018 | Atlanta, GA