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Professor Donald Tibbs Presents at Temple Law Review Symposium

Professor Donald Tibbs

October 13, 2016

Professor Donald Tibbs will be a panelist at the Temple Law Review Symposium on Oct. 14.

The symposium, entitled Rethinking Punishment: Sentencing in the Modern Age, will offer a contemporary perspective on criminal punishment and highlight existing programs and reform efforts.

Tibbs will take part in a discussion of “The Sentenced: Stopping the Punishment Cycle," joining Professor Marissa Bluestine of Temple University, Robert Listenbee, administrator of the U.S. Justice Department’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Riya Saha Shah, supervising attorney of the Juvenile Law Center, Professor Caitlin Taylor of La Salle University and Professor Tryon Woods of the University of Massachusetts.

The author of “From Black Power to Prison Power: The Making of Jones v. North Carolina Prisoners' Labor Union” and the co-author of “Hip Hop and the Law,” Tibbs is a historian and scholar who studies race, law, civil rights and criminal procedure.