What role should incarceration play in a just society?

Monday 13 February 2023, 5:30-7:00 pm, Lincoln College Oakeshott Room

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Since completing a BA in History at Lincoln College, Nick Linfoot undertook a law conversion and LLM at the University of Law and is currently working on an ESRC-funded PhD at the University of York on healthcare regulation in custody. Nick is also Policy Lead on the Prison Leavers Project for the Ministry of Justice, a programme designing innovative approaches to complex issues across the criminal justice system.

Dr Gabrielle Watson is the Shaw Foundation Fellow in Law at Lincoln College and Fellow-elect of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Crime, Security and Law in Freiburg. In 2020, Dr Watson published the award-winning Respect and Criminal Justice offering the first sustained analysis of ‘respect’ in criminal justice in England and Wales, and was recently appointed adviser to the Sentencing Academy, a London-based institute dedicated to developing expert and public understanding of sentencing.

Lucrezia Rizzelli is a third-year DPhil candidate in Criminology researching the death penalty in Indonesia for drug offences. Lucrezia holds a BA in Psychological Sciences and Techniques from the University of Florence and an MA in Forensic Psychology from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York, where she joined Professor Saul Kassin’s false confessions laboratory. Lucrezia volunteered at the Innocence Project, and was an investigative intern at the New York City Department of Investigation.

This panel will be chaired by Catherine Jenkinson, a fourth-year DPhil candidate in History, researching the experiences of state prisoners in the Tower of London, the most politically important prison in early modern England.

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