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Vanguard Webinar: A Human Rights Disaster at San Quentin

Proceedings have begun in Marin County Superior Court against San Quentin State Prison and the California Department of Corrections (CDCR) for what one judge has called “the worst epidemiological disaster in California correctional history.” More than 300 individuals have filed ‘habeas corpus’ petitions, alleging the prison violated 8th Amendment protections against “cruel and unusual punishment” […]


Book Release Event for a New Israeli Policing Anthology

Very chuffed to invite everyone to a wonderful book release party for Nomi Levenkron and Tamar Kricheli-Katz's new anthology in Hebrew Law and Policing. The event (in Hebrew) happens both in person and on Zoom (please RSVP here to get the link.) The program includes my talk about American influences on Israeli policing trends and […]

Law and Order: The Israeli Episodes

Bar Ilan University Ramat Gan, Israel

As part of the Association of Israel Studies Annual Meeting at Bar Ilan University, I'll present the paper, "'But What About Arab-on-Arab Crime?' A Comparative View on the Contradictions and Challenges of Addressing Intraethnic and Intraracial Violence", which applies perspectives from American Political Development (APD) to the understanding of intraracial crime comparisons between Israel and […]


Criminal Law Panel

Panel on innovations in criminal law! I'll be commenting on papers ranging from the politics of self defense to criminal responsibility of AI entities.

Emotional Labour of Conducting Research

Sedas Nunes, 2E.03 Lisbon, Portugal

At the LSA Annual Meeting in Lisbon, I will be the discussant for a panel about the emotional toll of conducting research; in my remarks, I'll share some of the experiences of working on my forthcoming book FESTER and supporting people behind bars in their darkest hours.


Sherlock Holmes & The Birth of Crime Science

Manny's 3092 16th Street, San Francisco, United States

"Watson, you know my methods," says Sherlock Holmes. But where did these methods come from? The 19th century was an era of immense excitement about scientific and methodological inventions, and these found their way into a nascent science of crime and forensics. It was a time of pioneering, but it also had a sinister side, […]

$5 – $10

FESTER: Carceral Permeability and California’s COVID-19 Correctional Disaster

Join me at UC Berkeley's Center for the Study of Law & Society for a talk about my forthcoming book with Chad Goerzen, FESTER: Carceral Permeability and California's COVID-19 Correctional Disaster. Even against the backdrop of pandemic mismanagement in the United States, the COVID-19 disaster in California's prisons stands out as the worst medical prison […]


Not Guilty!

UC Hastings, Room 333-201 333 golden gate ave., San Francisco, CA, United States

Learn about the historic Smithfield Trial, in which two activists who rescued sick piglets from a factory farm were found not guilty by a St. George jury! Let's talk about what this means for the animals and their advocates.

FESTER Release Party

Manny's 3092 16th Street, San Francisco, United States

Come celebrate with us the release of our book FESTER from UC Press! Party with book reading and signing as well as yummy food.



Graduate Theological Union 2400 Ridge Street, Berkeley, CA, United States

Book talk, flyers, and food!