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Emily Bazelon delivers the Coxford Lecture

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Josephine Spencer Niblett Law Building (LB)
Room: Moot Court Room (207)

Emily Bazelon will speak on “Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration” at the annual Coxford Lecture on Wednesday, November 13 at 12:30 p.m. at Western Law. 

Emily Bazelon is the author of two national bestsellers, Charged and Sticks and Stones. She’s a staff writer at the New York Times Magazine, the Truman Capote Fellow for Creative Writing and Law at Yale Law School, and a co-host of the Slate Political Gabfest, a popular weekly podcast. 

Before joining the Times Magazine, Emily was a writer and editor for nine years at Slate. She was also a regular guest on the Colbert Report and her work has appeared in outlets including the Atlantic, the Washington Post, Vogue, and This American Life. Emily is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School.

The Coxford Lecture brings outstanding scholars and jurists to Western Law and the wider community through an annual public lecture on the theme of the rule of law. This prestigious lecture series addresses pressing public law issues in an effort to promote and advance the rule of law.

The lecture series is generously funded by Western Law alumnus Stephen R. Coxford, LL.B. ’77 and co-directed by Professors Wade Wright and Kate Berger.

Susanna Eayrs
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