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"The Worst of the Worst": Portrait of a Supermax Prison

A Film Screening and Panel Discussion

A new film by the Visual Law Project at Yale Law School, The Worst of the Worst (2013) examines the rationale and impacts of solitary confinement and super-maximum security prisons in the United States.  The film will be followed by a panel discussion featuring an interdisciplinary group of experts. 



Aseem Mehta, Co-director of “The Worst of the Worst” film

Natasha Frost, Associate Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, CSSH

Daniel Medwed, Professor of Law, School of Law

Carlos Monteiro, Ph.D. Candidate, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, CSSH


Moderated by:

Andrew Zarro, Executive Director of the Criminal Justice Policy Coalition

Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 5:30pm

Alumni Center
716 Columbus Place, 6th Floor, Boston, MA, Boston

Event Type

Film, Panel/Roundtable Discussion


College of Social Sciences and Humanities, CSSH, Law Library, School of Law, Community

Sponsoring Organization

The Northeastern Humanities Center and the Criminal Justice Policy Coalition

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Daphkar Pierre

Daphkar Pierre 9/26/2013

Attended and loved it. It was somewhat of an intense film to watch but very necessary. Also shed a few tears.