Online Event: NACDL Presidential Summit & Symposium on Sentencing

Another OIA-recognized Leader in overcriminalization reform, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, is hosting an online symposium on criminal sentencing from October 19-22. Although sentencing is not directly related to mens rea and related topics explored here on OIA, the event features legal luminaries from across the political and ideological spectrum that should pique… Continue Reading

Online Event: Cato Constitution Day 9/17/20

Every year on September 17, the Cato Institute puts on a great all-day program celebrating Constitution Day. Geared for lawyers but interesting to anyone concerned with the state of American law, the event focuses on the most compelling cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. The day features several different panels focused on themes the Court… Continue Reading

Transparency in Criminal Justice: A 2020 Vision – April 1 – April 3

Register Here We are excited to announce the Quattrone Center’s Spring Symposium, which will kick off with a conversation with world-famous recording artist and criminal justice reform advocate John Legend and exoneree and member of the Central Park Five Dr. Yusef Salaam on Wednesday, April 1 at the National Constitution Center. The symposium will conclude… Continue Reading