Rethinking Jail w/ Deputy Public Defender Tal Klement
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The U.S. prison system is one of the most corrupt and harshest human environments. How can we rethink this system to better help rehabilitate those in need?
Join us for a virtual conversation with Deputy Public Defender Tal Klement on ways to rethink jail and what positive changes can be made.
More about Tal Klement:
Tal Klement is a Deputy Public Defender in the San Francisco Public Defender's Office.
Tal graduated with high honors from University of California at Berkeley with a BA in history in 1995. He received his law degree from Yale University and master's in public policy from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government in 2001.
Tal organized and registered college students to vote on behalf of the Democratic Party in the 1992 presidential election, and he also worked as an aide to Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi. At University of California at Berkeley, Tal founded a summer program and fellowship for people with disabilities interested in public policy. His thesis on the racial implications of Seattle Police Department's drug enforcement practices won the outstanding thesis award and was published.
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