Symposium: Cutting Edge Issues in Criminal Justice (April 22, 2016)

The Stanford Journal of Criminal Law and Policy will host its third annual symposium, titled “Cutting Edge Issues in Criminal Justice,” on April 22, 2016.  Below you’ll find our preliminary agenda, subject to revisions.


9-10am – Registration and Light Breakfast

Moderator: Mike Romano (Lecturer and Director of the Stanford Justice Advocacy Project, Stanford Law School)

The Honorable Alex Kozinski (Judge, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals)

Linda Starr (Legal Director, Northern California Innocence Project)

Kami Chavis Simmons (Professor, Wake Forest University School of Law)

11:30am-12:30pm – The Privilege Against Self-Incrimination Fifty Years After Griffin v. California

James Duane (Professor, Regent University School of Law)

12:45-2pm – Debate: Big Data Makes Policing Fairer (with lunch)

Moderator: Robert Weisberg (Professor, Stanford Law School and Faculty Co-Director, Stanford Criminal Justice Center)

Elizabeth E. Joh (Professor, University of California Davis School of Law)

William Isaac (PhD Candidate, Michigan State University Department of Political Science)

Nick Adams (Research Fellow, Berkeley Institute for Data Science and Director, Goodly Labs)

Sharad Goel (Assistant Professor, Stanford University Department of Management Science and Engineering)

2:15-3:30pm – Radical Ideas Forum: Sexual Assault on College Campuses

Moderator: Michelle Dauber (Professor, Stanford Law School)

Gina Maisto Smith (Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP)

Fatima Goss Graves (Senior Vice President for Program, National Women’s Law Center)

Aya Gruber (Professor, University of Colorado Law School)

3:30-5pm – Happy Hour Reception