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University of Chicago Law Review Online Symposium, Episode 3: COVID-19 and Criminal Justice

Season 1, Ep. 672

In a special partnership with The University of Chicago Law Review Online and the Academy for JusticeIpse Dixit brings you a three part series on COVID-19 and Criminal Justice. This symposium of essays, hosted by The University of Chicago Law Review Online, was organized by the Academy for Justice. The contributors include leaders of criminal justice and health law centers, and scholars of criminal legal systems, whose works discuss the intersection of Criminal Justice and the COVID-19 pandemic. Contributors include Valena E. Beety (ASU), Brandon L. Garrett with Deniz Ariturk and William E. Crozier (Duke), Sharon Dolovich (UCLA), Maybell Romero (Northern Illinois), Pamela R. Metzger with Gregory J. Guggenmos (SMU Deason Center), Barry Friedman (NYU) with Robin Tholin, and Jennifer Oliva (Seton Hall).


In November, the participants joined each other online to discuss their pieces with Ipse Dixit host Maybell Romero, associate professor at Northern Illinois University College of Law. In this Episode 3 of the resulting three part series, Romero speaks with Deniz Ariturk and William Crozier about their piece coauthored with Brandon Garrett, Virtual Criminal Courts, and Pam Metzger and Greg Guggenmos about their piece, COVID-19 and the Ruralization of U.S. Criminal Court SystemsAriturk is a researcher at the Duke Law Center for Science and Justice and the Duke Moral Attitudes and Decision Making Lab, and Crozier the Research Director at Duke’s Center for Science and Justice. Metzger is the inaugural Director of the Deason Criminal Justice Reform Center at SMU Dedman School of Law, and Guggenmos is as consulting statistician at Deason.


Crozier is on Twitter at @WilliamCrozierIV, Metzger at Friedman at @ProfPamMetzger, and Romero at @MaybellRomero.

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