The Ethics of Policing and Prisons

 

 

The Sixth Bowling Green State University Workshop in Applied Ethics and Public Policy

Friday and Saturday March 11-12, 2016

Keynote speakers:
Douglas Husak (Rutgers University) and Thom Brooks (Durham University)

Getting to Bowling Green
Accommodation
Registration and Meals
Please direct all inquiries to: Molly Gardner, mollyg@bgsu.edu


Workshop Schedule*

*Some alterations possible
Link to Printer-Friendly Schedule with Abstracts

Day 1: Friday, March 11th  

9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Coffee & Breakfast  (Breakfast, lunch, and all talks will take place in the McFall Center Assembly Room)

9:30 – 10:20 a.m. Julinna Oxley (Coastal Carolina University)
“The Ethics of Feminist Policing”
Chair: Raymond Swisher (Bowling Green State University)

10:20 – 11:10 a.m. Richard Lippke (Indiana University Bloomington)
“The Case against Jails”
Chair: Philip Stinson (Bowling Green State University)

11:10 – 11:40 a.m. Break & Refreshments

11:40 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. David Birks (University of Kiel)
“Benefitting Offenders”
Chair: Steve Demuth (Bowling Green State University)

12:30-2:15 p.m. Lunch

2:15-3:45 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Douglas Husak (Rutgers University)
“Proxy Offenses in Crime Prevention: The Special Case of Drug Proscriptions”

3:45-4:00 p.m. Break

4:00-4:50 p.m. Steven Swartzer (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
“The Slurring Function of American Punishment”
Chair: Karin Coble (Law Office of Karin L. Coble)

6:00-7:00 p.m. Open Bar at SamB’s Restaurant

7:00-9:00 p.m. Dinner at Sam B’s Restaurant
 

Day 2: Saturday, March 12th  

9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Coffee & Breakfast

9:30 – 10:20 a.m. Matt Whitt (Duke University)
"Felon Disenfranchisement and Democratic Legitimacy"
Chair: Geoff Pynn (Northern Illinois University)

10:20 – 11:10 a.m. Lori Gruen (Wesleyan University)  
“Dignity Denied: Violence, Imprisonment, and Deadened Democratic Aspirations”
Chair: Andrew Erickson (Bowling Green State University)

11:10 – 11:40 a.m. Break & Refreshments

11:40 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Mariam Kennedy (Indiana University Bloomington)
“A Liberal Theory of Punishment and Higher Education in Prisons”
Chair: Jorge Mario Chaves (Bowling Green State University)

12:30-2:15 p.m. Lunch

2:15-3:45 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Thom Brooks (Durham University)
“Restorative Justice and Punitive Restoration”

3:45-4:00 p.m. Break

4:00-4:50 p.m. Benjamin S. Yost (Providence College)
“What’s Wrong with Differential Punishment?”

Chair: Emma Young (Indiana University)