John J. Schread '62 Author Series 2019

Notre Dame Welcomes Mr. James Forman Jr. for John J. Schread '62 Author Series 2019

Mr. James Forman Jr., J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Locking Up Our Own, spoke to students about mass incarceration and his experiences as a public defender in Washington D.C. Mr. Forman challenged students to examine the way the criminal justice system works and to explore the war on crime's impact on people of color.

Locking Up Our Own was named New York Times' 10 Best Books of 2017 and was awarded the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction.

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