2019 Community-Oriented Defender (COD) Network Conference 
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Wednesday, June 5 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
The Reality of Virtual Supervision: Living in the Ecarceral State

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Today, nearly every policy proposal for criminal justice reform or to reduce mass incarceration includes an expansion of the use of electronic monitoring, but is electronic monitoring an effective tool to reduce incarceration and recidivism? What are the real-life consequences of 24-hour monitoring, and how might this approach actually be counterproductive? This program will take a look at this hot trend through the lens of the monitored person and will equip practitioners to advise their clients on navigating life under electronic supervision.


Daniel Pond

Staff Attorney, The Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia
Dan Pond is a staff attorney at the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. Dan works in the Prisoners & Re-Entry Legal Services Program, where he specializes in parole release hearings, termination hearings for DC parole, Bureau of Prisons classification, designation... Read More →

Talib Shakir

n/a, Gateway Re-Entry Coaching
Talib Shakir was released from the Federal Bureau of Prisons in February 2019 after serving 25 years on a Washington DC felony case. He was placed on a GPS monitor for the last six months of his sentence while he was in a halfway house. Mr. Shakir’s firsthand recounting of his experience... Read More →

Wednesday June 5, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm EDT
Potomac 3rd Floor

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