From Clause 40 Foundation:

This panel discussion references Episode 5 of the Philly D.A. docuseries from Independent Films/ITVS/PBS. The video features Brandi Harden (Managing Partner, Harden & Pinckney; former PDS), Kristin Henning (Director, Juvenile Justice Clinic and Initiative, Georgetown Law), Nila Bala (Associate Director, Criminal Justice & Civil Liberties, R Street Institute), and Michael McNeely (Executive, Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice). Introduction by Shana-Tara O’Toole (Founder of Clause 40 Foundation and Due Process Institute).

Philly D.A. is a documentary series embedded inside the tumultuous first term of Larry Krasner, Philadelphia’s reform-minded District Attorney, and his experiment to upend the criminal justice system from the inside out. Recap of Episode 5: Convicted of homicide as a teen, Joseph Chamberlain prays for forgiveness while dreaming of a reunion with the love of his life. For years, Philadelphia led the country in sentencing juveniles like Chamberlain to life in prison without parole. Now the D.A.’s office is seeking second chances, but a murder spike that has local media pointing fingers at Krasner threatens to halt their plans.

As part of a series on Transforming Prosecution, Clause 40 Foundation is providing free online advance screenings of the docuseries, and after each episode, presenting a live panel discussion featuring nationally recognized criminal justice experts to discuss certain topics raised in the episode.

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