Law Professor Contributes to Rosenfield Program’s Ongoing War on Drugs Symposium

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 10:21 am

In the latest installment of the yearlong War on Drugs Symposium, 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.

Berman’s free public lecture is 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.