‘Correction: Parole, Prison, and the Possibility of Change’

Gordon Commons 770 W Dayton St Overture Room Madison, WI 53706
@ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

University of Wisconsin Law School welcomes journalist Ben Austen for a discussion of his new book, "Correction: Parole, Prison, and the Possibility of Change." The book examines the parole process through the stories of two Illinois men convicted of homicide as teenagers in the 1970s. Austen will be in conversation with John Tate ll, former chairperson of the Wisconsin Parole Commission; Dant’e Cottingham, interim associate director of Ex-Incarcerated People Organizing; Emma Shakeshaft, staff attorney at ACLU of Wisconsin; and Kate Finley, clinical associate professor at UW Law School, about parole and the possibility of second chances.