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Sunday, March 22 • 10:15am - 11:15am
Finding Stories in Justice and Injustice

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Join a retired trial judge and a criminal justice reporter for a freewheeling conversation about how to make trials, plea deals, court documents, and other legal topics into compelling stories. In real life — unlike on TV crime dramas — the justice system rarely offers easy answers, or clear heroes and villains. That's why good, nuanced stories by well-informed writers are so important. Come get some tips on how to tell them.


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avatar for Hiller B. Zobel

Hiller B. Zobel

researcher and judge
Hiller B. Zobel was an admiralty lawyer (specializing in personal injury defense trials), then a professor at Boston College Law School, then served for 26 years as a judge on the Massachusetts Superior Court.He has served on the Massachusetts Bench-Bar-News Committee and on the committee... Read More →
avatar for Beth Schwartzapfel

Beth Schwartzapfel

staff writer, The Marshall Project
Beth Schwartzapfel is a staff writer at the Marshall Project, a nonprofit news organization that covers the US criminal justice system. Before she joined the Marshall Project, her long-form reporting on the criminal justice system appeared in Mother Jones, The American Prospect, and... Read More →


Sunday March 22, 2020 10:15am - 11:15am
Conference Auditorium

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