Is it better to set a guilty person free or lock up an innocent person? How certain must guilt be to justify punishment? If you were on trial, would you trust the criminal justice system to treat you fairly? This session explores, in a practical way, the U.S. justice system – how it works, when it works, and what can be done when it doesn’t work.
Kiki Jamieson, Ph.D.
President of The Fund for New Jersey
Kiki Jamieson, Ph.D., is the president of The Fund for New Jersey, a private grantmaking foundation that provides support for nonprofit organizations working for the benefit of the people of New Jersey. Previously, Jamieson directed the Pace Center for Civic Engagement and taught in the Politics department at Princeton University. She is the author of Real Choices: Feminism, Freedom, and the Limits of Law, as well as articles and reviews on subjects ranging from surrogacy to speech codes.