Symposium on Pretrial Justice: Legal and Evidence-Based Practices


Thursday, October 19, 2017 8:00 am to 3:30 pm


Reading Room

Reading Room
William F. Starr Hall
45 Elizabeth St.
Hartford, CT 06105-2290


The Connecticut Sentencing Commission will hold a symposium on pretrial release and detention on October 19, 2017. The theme of the symposium is “Pretrial Justice: Legal and Evidence-Based Practices.” Distinguished speakers will present research on state and national pretrial issues, including risk assessment, pretrial release and detention, consequences of pretrial incarceration, legal challenges to pretrial practices across the nation, risk management, and the use of preventive detention.

Speakers will include the Honorable Judge Robert Devlin, the Chief Administrative Judge for Criminal Matters in Connecticut; the Honorable Justice Charles Daniels of the New Mexico Supreme Court; Attorney Alec Karakatsanis and Professor Alexander Holsinger among others.

Attendance is open to Sentencing Commission members and their staff, judges, prosecutors, public defenders, bail staff, law enforcement agencies, UConn faculty, students, alumni and other invited parties.

Please contact Alex Tsarkov at 860-832-1681 or with any questions about this event.


Deborah King


If you require reasonable accommodations for a disability, please contact the Law School at 860-570-5130 or via email at at least two weeks in advance.