The Rosenfield Program’s yearlong War on Drugs Symposium brings two law experts to campus this March.
Law professor Douglas Berman presents “Understanding and Undoing Mass Incarceration” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, in the Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center, Room 101.
New York narcotics prosecutor Bridget Brennan spoke on “Heroin, Crack and Prescription Painkillers: Lessons Learned Over Forty Years of Fighting Crime and Addiction in New York City” on March 4.
Brennan and Berman’s free public lectures are sponsored by the Rosenfield Program in International Relations, Human Rights and Public Affairs. For more information about their appearances at Grinnell, contact Sarah Purcell ’92, 641-269-3091.
About Douglas Berman
Douglas Berman is the Robert J. Watkins/Procter & Gamble Professor of Law at Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law. Berman earned his A.B. in philosophy at Princeton University, and his J.D. from Harvard Law School. Berman’s principal teaching and research focuses on criminal law and sentencing, the death penalty, and clinical education, and he also has teaching and practice experience in the fields of legislation and intellectual property.
Berman is the co-author of a casebook, Sentencing Law and Policy: Cases, Statutes and Guidelines, published by Aspen Publishers. In addition to authoring numerous publications on topics ranging from capital punishment to the federal sentencing guidelines, Berman has served as an editor of the Federal Sentencing Reporter for more than a decade, and also now serves as co-managing editor of the Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law.