“The Worst of the Worst” Featured in Americas Quarterly

Americas Quarterly, published by the Americas Society and Council of the Americas, featured a review of the Visual Law’s “The Worst of the Worst” in their Winter 2014 edition. Read the full article below and check it out on the AQ site. – Worst of the Worst  The U.S. holds the…
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Defending Your Marks: A Boy, a Corporation, and an IP stand-off

PARODY FOR PROFIT A young businessman and a corporate giant butt heads, and everyone wins By John Stillman Jimmy Winkelmann walks into the Starbucks in Ladue, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis, with his two younger sisters, wearing a black fleece jacket with a white logo stitched on the right…
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VLP’s Aseem Mehta Speaks with WNPR About Solitary Confinement

Listen to the full interview here: Film Sheds Light on Hidden World of Supermax Prisons By DIANE ORSON Credit Visual Law Project: “Solitary has become legitimated as a prison practice when all of the data shows that it destroys inmates psychologically and physically, and actively makes them worse,” says Aseem Mehta.   Yale…
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The Worst of the Worst in the Bay Area!

This week VLP-founders and emeriti Valarie Kaur and Sharat Raju will be presenting and speaking about “The Worst of the Worst” in the Bay Area. Don’t miss the screenings at Stanford University and the 2013 United Nations Association Film Festival. Details below: October 16, 2013 – Screening of “The Worst…
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“The Worst of the Worst” at Northeastern University (9/26/2013)

  The Northeastern Humanities Center and the Criminal Justice Policy Coalition present: The Worst of the Worst  Film Screening and Panel Discussion Thursday, September 26, 2013 5:30 p.m. Northeastern University’s Alumni Center 716 Columbus Place – 6th Floor Boston, MA A new film by the Visual Law Project at Yale Law…
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‘Worst of the Worst’ Featured on Colorlines and Screened for MA Legislators

‘The Worst of the Worst’ was highlighted by the news media organization and social justice advocacy center, Colorlines. And VLP Co-Director, Aseem Mehta, was interviewed by the Needham Times (Needham, MA) regarding the presentation of “The Worst of the Worst” to Massachusetts state legislators in a legislative briefing for a…
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‘The Worst of the Worst’ on Tour

Upcoming Screenings: May 2 at 7:30 pm – Town Hall; Needham, Mass. Hosted by the Needham Human Rights Committee (more info | press) May 16 at 6:00 pm – King’s College; London, United Kingdom. Hosted by the International State Crime Initiative (more info)          

“The Worst of the Worst” in the New Statesman!

British political magazine The New Statesman has featured the Visual Law Project’s most recent film, The Worst of the Worst, in an online posting detailing the predicament of Talha Ahsan, a British national extradited to the US in 2012 and suffering from Asperger’s Syndrome, currently serving time in Northern, the Connecticut…
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“The Worst of the Worst” on MSNBC!

Yesterday morning, Melissa Harris-Perry screened a clip of The Worst of the Worst in a segment on solitary confinement. VLP Founder Valarie Kaur explained how solitary breaks down spirits on both sides of the bars, exacting a huge price on all touched by Supermax prisons. Inmates, correctional officers, their families,…
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VLP Founder Valarie Kaur on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry Show

This morning on MSNBC, Valarie Kaur touted the innovations in legal education occurring at Yale Law School. Among those innovations is the Visual Law Project, which equips students with the skills and strategies of filmmaking to support their advocacy efforts. Take a look! Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news,…
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