Project on Accountable Justice

Project on Accountable Justice
Florida Criminal Justice Reform: 2017 and Beyond

Friday, March 3, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – Noon
Florida State Conference Center

8:30-8:55 a.m. - Registration/Coffee

9:00 a.m. - Welcome

PAJ Executive Committee Member and Tallahassee Community College President Jim Murdaugh & PAJ Chairman Richard Doran

9:05-9:40 a.m - Keynote Speaker & Audience Q & A

Vikrant Reddy
Senior Research Fellow, Charles Koch Institute

9:45-10:30 a.m. - Moderated Panel/Audience Q&A
What's Florida Considering? Current Prospects for Reform

Moderator: PAJ Executive Committee Member Judge Simone Marstiller


  • Natalie Kato, Campaign for Criminal Justice Reform
  • Lauren Krisai, Director, Criminal Justice Reform, Reason Foundation
  • Sal Nuzzo, Vice President, Policy, The James Madison Institute
  • Greg Newburn, State Policy Director, Families Against Mandatory Minimums
  • Scott McCoy, Senior Policy Counsel, Southern Poverty Law Center
10:30-11 a.m. - What's Next on the Horizon: Bail Reform?

Presenter: Rachel Sottile Logvin, Vice President, Pretrial Justice Institute

11-11:55 a.m. - How Do We know It's Working/Are We headed in the Right Direction? Measuring Success and Ensuring Accountability in Criminal Justice Reform

Moderator: PAJ Executive Committee Member Sheriff Mike Adkinson

  • Caroline Sarkoff, Measures for Justice
  • Gary VanLandingham, Professor, Reubin O'D. Askew Senior Practitioner in Residence, FSU
  • Deborrah Brodsky, Director; Cyrus O'Brien, Researcher, and Alexa Raynolds and Nicholas Truitt, FSU Research Assistants, Project on Accountable Justice
11:55 a.m. - Closing Remarks, PAJ Chairman Richard Doran