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Published June 18, 2020

In this webinar, recorded June 18 2020, author Alec Karakatsanis discusses his book Usual Cruelty: The Complicity of Lawyers in the Criminal Injustice System, in conversation with Eric Riback.

“Alec Karakatsanis is a leading voice in the legal struggle to dismantle mass incarceration, this century’s defining civil rights issue. What he says cannot be ignored.” —James Forman, Jr., Pulitzer Prize winning author of Locking Up Our Own

This webinar is part of our Virginia Festival of the Book’s “Shelf Life” series. Sign up for the Virginia Festival of the Book’s e-newsletter to learn about future discussions as they are announced.

Vanessa Adkins, right, is apprenticing under her cousin Jessica Canaday Stewart learning the finer points of traditional Chickahominy dancing. Photos taken at the Fall Festival and Pow Wow in Charles City on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012.

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