Punishment without Crime: A Book Panel Discussion with Prof. Alexandra Natapoff

January 13, 2020 • 12:30 PM • Law School 4047
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Panel discussion of Alexandra Natapoff's new book, Punishment Without Crime: How Our Massive Misdemeanor System Traps the Innocent and Makes America More Unequal. The book describes the powerful influence that misdemeanors exert over the entire U.S. criminal system. It was selected by Publishers Weekly as a Best Book of 2018. Natapoff is a professor at UCI Law School and has previously served as an Assistant Federal Public Defender in Baltimore, Maryland. Brandon Garrett (Duke Law) will moderate. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Duke Center for Science and Justice, Criminal Law Society, and Bolch Judicial Institute. For more information, please contact Juliet Park at