Prisoners' Rights. Why Should You Care?

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An attorney specializing in prisoners' civil rights litigation, Stacy Scheff will talk about what happens after “lock 'em up and throw away the key,” and why you should care. Prisoners are the easiest, and most justifiable population to neglect, and even actively discriminate against, having committed crimes, sometimes violent ones. This talk will ber her closing argument to you, the jurors. She will show that what happens inside prisons affects all of us, both inside and out, criminal and law-abiding citizen alike, and that it is in our best interests to demand humane treatment for all prisoners, regardless of their crimes.

About our speaker: Stacy Scheff is a native Tucsonan who grew up surrounded by civil rights activists and lawyers. While with the London-Pacific Theater Company from 1995 – 2002, Stacy produced original political theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico, San Francisco, and Sydney, Australia. While in Sydney, Stacy was employed as a campaign coordinator by Justice Action, a prisoners' rights non-profit. Returning home, Stacy obtained her law degree from the University of Arizona law school. Since then, she's practiced a wide variety of law, including civil rights, personal injury, criminal defense, civil rights restoration, elections law, and civil forfeiture/seizure. Now in her own law firm, she specializes in prisoners' civil rights litigation, inspired by the settlement of a state-wide class action case that set the standards of care for medical treatment for prisoners.

 

Photo Credits: Thai News and Prisoner Activist

WHEN
April 26, 2015 at 11am - 1pm
WHERE
San Diego Woman's Club
2557 3rd Ave
San Diego, CA 92103
United States
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45 RSVPS
Jimi Castaneda Jose Navarro Wayne Maren Castaneda Ami Leary Stephanie Mike Valerie Gersonde Jason Anderson Susan Walsh Sara O Joyce Stesiak-Troyer Samira Jason Williamson Stacy Scheff Chloe Reitherman Diane Walsh Fortune Susan Walsh Kimberly Murphy Joe Murgia Steven Soden Brigitte Betsy Leah Jennifer Brauer Aaron Bigelbach Jen Sara Ohara Joe Murgia Joe Murgia Kimberly Murphy Diane Walsh Fortune Susan Walsh Ray Stacy Scheff Renee Balcom Neil Hamovitch Anonymous Sandra Medina

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Jimi Castaneda
Jose Navarro
Wayne
Maren Castaneda
Ami Leary
Stephanie
Mike
Valerie Gersonde
Jason Anderson
Susan Walsh
Sara O
Joyce Stesiak-Troyer
Samira
Jason Williamson
Stacy Scheff
Chloe Reitherman
Diane Walsh Fortune
Susan Walsh
Kimberly Murphy
Joe Murgia
Steven Soden
Brigitte
Betsy
Leah
Jennifer Brauer
Aaron Bigelbach
Jen
Sara Ohara
Joe Murgia
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