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Emily Bazelon on Prosecutorial Power

April 27 @ 12:30 pm

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The American criminal justice system was designed to equip two equal sides in each case: a prosecution and a defense, with judges ensuring a fair fight. In most American courtrooms, however, reality falls far from this ideal. Emily Bazelon will reveal how large a role prosecutors play in determining the outcome of a case. Their role in determining key decisions – from the amount of bail to sentence lengths – means they ultimately have the power to decide who goes free and who goes to prison, who lives and who dies.

Venue

Main Hall C, UIC Forum
725 Roosevelt Rd
Chicago, 60608 United States
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Box Office Contact:
(312) 605-8444
Box Office Hours:
Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm

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Date:
April 27
Time:
12:30 pm
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Runtime
60 minutes