Post Date: March 23, 2005

“Increasingly, the United States is turning to private actors to perform functions like policing, incarceration and even some military and intelligence tasks,” said Jody Freeman, visiting professor of law and moderator of the event. “This panel will address the issues raised by outsourcing force. What does it mean for democracy? Is it effective? Efficient? How should we evaluate it?”

Panelists for the discussion are leading scholars on the subject of privatization: Professor Martha Minow, David Sklansky (Professor of Law, UCLA), and Sharon Dolovich (Acting Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law). For more information, please contact Kristin Flower (6-1768, kflower@law).

An archived webcast of the event is now available. View the webcast (Real Player required).