Tuesday Speaker Series: Prof. Doug Berman, Sentencing Law & Policy Expert

We were honored to have Doug Berman as the October speaker in our White Collar Support Group Tuesday Speaker Series.  Among other important topics, Prof. Berman discussed the U.S. Sentencing Commission’s recent sentencing guidelines revisions for certain first time offenses including a two-point reduction, noncustodial sentences and retroactivity. And there was an extensive Q&A! Professor … Read more

Tuesday Speaker Series: REMISSION NOW “Fairness in Restitution” Town Hall

To Register: https://zoom.us/…/tJIlcu6hrjIuEtc4CSBIG_WenyN5bgnR3krp From Fellow Traveler Tanya Pierce: “In 2022, The Ladies of Hope Ministries launched the #REMISSIONNOW campaign (https://thelohm.org/remissionnow/). We held a lunch and learning session with the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the U.S. Pardon Attorney to raise awareness about the impact of restitution, share how restitution for many is a “life sentence,” and advocate … Read more

Center for Justice & Human Dignity Rewriting the Sentence Summit II on Alternatives to Incarceration

Our friend and White Collar Week podcast guest Christopher Poulos, Executive Director of Center for Justice and Human Dignity , has organized this important conference. It is especially on-point for Fellow Travelers and all members of the white collar justice community. We will be sending a contingent and hope to see you there! “Join us on October 16-17, … Read more

American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section Fall Institute, Washington, DC, Open to All

Please join us for the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Fall Institute on Friday, November 3, 2023 at the Madison Hotel, 1177 15th Street, Washington, DC. Last year, 15 Fellow Travelers attended this conference together and then we all went out to Carmine’s Italian Restaurant for an evening of camaraderie, stories, laughter – and great … Read more

Jeff Grant has been Appointed Co-Chair, American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section Reentry & Collateral Consequences Committee

The American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section has announced the appointment of Jeff Grant as Co-Chair of the Reentry & Collateral Consequences Committee. Jeff Grant brings a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to criminal justice reform to his new position as Co-Chair. He has consistently demonstrated a dedication to addressing the challenges individuals … Read more

Event: Legal Action Center’s Arthur Liman Public Interest Awards Benefit, NYC, Tues., Nov. 7, 2023

Join us for Legal Action Center’s Arthur Liman Public Interest Awards Benefit on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 at Tribeca Rooftop. Legal Action Center I am honored to serve on the Board of Directors of Legal Action Center – Jeff Reserve your tickets now: https://secure.givelively.org/event/legal-action-center/50th-anniversary-arthur-liman-public-interest-awards-benefitFor over half a century, the Legal Action Center has been the only … Read more

Social Justice: The Keepers of the Commons at The Nantucket Project

Keepers of the Commons is creating a new way to stimulate neighborhoods by identifying and connecting often overlooked community leaders to well-established policy and ideas events. We are cultivating local talent to diversify the pipeline by thinking differently about the traditional leadership development paradigm. I am honored to have been a 2017 The Keepers Of … Read more

P.R.I.D.E. Entrepreneurial Program in Connecticut

A course filled with information on how to go into business. It is exclusively for inmates, released inmates & people with a criminal background.  It covers all areas such as Banking, Law, Insurance, Accounting, Marketing , Sales, Life Lessons, Business Plan, Positive Mental Attitude & more.  What makes it unique is that it is 60% … Read more

Emily Hart Elected to the Board of Directors of Family ReEntry

Emily Hart recently expanded her involvement with the non-profit community from New York to Connecticut when she joined the Board of Directors in September 2016. Previously, Emily worked as a Substance Abuse Counselor in New York providing counseling services for prevention, alternative to incarceration, and parole and probation treatment mandates. After receiving her LMSW from … Read more