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Words on a Page: The Influence of Narrative on Public Perception of Crime and Law

Tuesday, October 24, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Panel Discussion with Contributors to Evidence of Things Seen

This panel of distinguished experts, lawyers, and journalists, will offer unique insight on the power of storytelling in the criminal legal system. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this conversation! All Berkeley students and community members welcome. Featuring speakers Professor Lara Bazelon (University of San Francisco), Sarah Weinman (award-winning writer, editor, and crime fiction authority), and Justine Van Der Leun (independent journalist and reporting fellow). Moderated by Chesa Boudin, Executive Director of Berkeley Law’s Criminal Law & Justice Center. Sponsored by the Criminal Law & Justice Center and cosponsored by UC Berkeley School of Journalism, Mass Media at Berkeley Law, and the Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law. Takes place 4-6pm in Berkeley Law’s Warren Room/295. Reception to follow in the Goldberg Room/297, 6-7pm. A dozen signed copies of the book will be given as door prizes. RSVP is appreciated but not required. 
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Tuesday, October 24, 2023
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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295 Law Building – Warren Room
2745 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, 94720 United States
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Criminal Law & Justice Center

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