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Sara Bennett

Sara Bennett

Life After Life In Prison
Attorney & Photographer
Brooklyn, NY, USA


Sara Bennett has been a public defender specializing in battered women and the wrongly convicted, book author (The Case Against Homework), and anti-homework advocate (founding the non-profit Stop Homework. She has won clemencies from both Governors George Pataki and Andrew Cuomo and has successfully taken several clients through the parole board process.

Her photo essay about her pro bono client, Spirit on the Inside: Reflections on Doing Time with Judith Clark, was selected for the 2014 INFOCUS Juried Exhibition of Self- Published Books at the Phoenix Art Museum. Her series, Life After Life in Prison, has been exhibited more than a dozen times, and been featured in, among others, the New York Times, PBS New Hour/Art Beat, the Marshall Project, Everyday Incarceration, and the Washington Post photo blog.

Sara Bennett is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Select New York State Parole Statutes and Regulations - Domestic Violence 2018: Survivors as Defendants, Respondents, and Parole or Clemency Applicants, Friday, February 02, 2018
Sanctuary for Families, Parole Training Manual for Pro Bono Attorneys Representing Incarcerated Survivors of Gender Violence in New York, Initiative for Incarcerated Survivors of Gender Violence (October 2017) - Domestic Violence 2018: Survivors as Defendants, Respondents, and Parole or Clemency Applicants, Friday, February 02, 2018
Select Case Law Concerning New York State Board of Parole - Domestic Violence 2018: Survivors as Defendants, Respondents, and Parole or Clemency Applicants, Friday, February 02, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Domestic Violence 2018: Survivors as Defendants, Respondents, and Parole or Clemency Applicants, Friday, February 09, 2018, New York, NY
Transcripts  Transcripts Domestic Violence 2018: Survivors as Defendants, Respondents, and Parole or Clemency Applicants - Domestic Violence 2018: Survivors as Defendants, Respondents, and Parole or Clemency Applicants, Friday, February 09, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Domestic Violence Victim in Parole and Clemency Proceedings - Domestic Violence 2018: Survivors as Defendants, Respondents, and Parole or Clemency Applicants, Monday, February 12, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Domestic Violence Victim in Parole and Clemency Proceedings - Domestic Violence Victim in Parole and Clemency Proceedings, Monday, February 12, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Domestic Violence Victim in Parole and Clemency Proceedings - Domestic Violence Victim in Parole and Clemency Proceedings, Monday, February 12, 2018
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