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Sunday, March 07, 2010

ACLU Santa Fe to Host Al Bronstein, Director Emeritus of National Prison Project

From ACLU New Mexico:
The Northern Regional Office of the ACLU of New Mexico will be hosting a community meeting with Al Bronstein, founding Executive Director of the ACLU National Prison Project. Mr. Bronstein was awarded a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship for his contributions in the development of prisoners’ rights and correctional case law. He has been listed numerous times as one of the one hundred most influential lawyers in America by the National Law Journal and has argued numerous cases in federal trial and appellate courts as well as the Supreme Court of the United States. During the mid 1960s, Mr. Bronstein litigated civil rights cases in Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana.

The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 16, 2010, at 3:00 PM, at the Santa Fe Public Library-Community Room located at 145 Washington Street in Santa Fe. This is an opportunity for the community to hear from Mr. Bronstein about his efforts in prisoners’ rights and work as a member of the Assembly of Delegates, World Organization Against Torture (Geneva). For more information, contact the ACLLU Northern Regional Office in Santa Fe at (505) 982-8181.

March 7, 2010 at 09:36 AM in Civil Liberties, Events, Prisons, Corrections | Permalink

Comments

Since I have to drive to Santa Fe to file (4.5 hours each way) I may be able to stay and attend. Depends on the weather. I don't want to be driving back at night in a snowstorm.

Posted by: Ellen Wedum | Mar 8, 2010 7:28:03 AM