The Rise of Mass Incarceration in the United States: Causes, Critiques, and Current Changes
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Topic: The Rise of Mass Incarceration in the United States: Causes, Critiques, and Current Changes 
Lecturer: Professor Carol S. Steiker, Law School of Harvard University
Host: Hu Ming, Professor of Guanghua Law School of Zhejiang University
Time: 9:00am.—10:00am.Saturday, June 25th,2016
Venue: The Academic Hall, on the third floor of the Main Building of Zhijiang Campus
Introduction to the lecturer:
Professor Carol Steiker is one of the authoritative scholars in the research field of American criminal law and death penalty law. She graduated from Radcliffe College of Harvard University with the greatest honours in 1982. In 1986, she got the JD. of Harvard law school and during the studying period, she was the editor of Harvard Law Review. In 1987, she worked as the assitant of Thurgood Marshall, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of America. From 1988 to 1992, she did the defense work for the community in the District of Columbia, providing free legal aid for poor defendants. From 1992 till now, she has been teaching in Harvard law school the criminal law, criminal procedures and legal regulation of death penalty. From 1998 to 2001, she was the vice president responsible for the academic affairs of the law school. She is now the consultant of American Law Association, American Bar Association and American Constitutional Law Association. And she is also the special adviser on public welfare projects of Harvard law school. So far, she has published 4 monographs, participated in compiling 11 works and published over 20 papers the famous journals, like Harvard Law Review, Yale Law Journal, Stanford Law Review and so forth.