The Worst of the Worst: Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Northeastern University's Alumni Center | 716 Columbus Place - 6th Floor

A new film by the Visual Law Project at Yale Law School, The Worst of the Worst (2013) examines the rationale and impact of solitary confinement and super-maximum security prisons in the United States. The film screening 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, Northeastern

Daniel Medwed
Professor of Law, School of Law, Northeastern

Carlos Monteiro
Ph.D. candidate, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Northeastern


Andrew Zarro
Executive Director of the Criminal Justice Policy Coalition

Event is presented by the Northeastern Humanities Center and the Criminal Justice Policy Coalition.

Questions? Contact the Northeastern Humanities Center at 617-373-4140 or email us at

To view the event poster, please click here.

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