Lunch Talk – Civil Rights Clinic Report: Preventable Tragedies

Location: TNH 2.139 (Wilson Classroom)

Join us for a lunchtime discussion on the Civil Rights Clinic’s new report “Preventable Tragedies: How to Reduce Mental Health-Related Deaths in Texas Jails.” The Report tells the stories of ten tragic and preventable deaths in Texas jails and offers recommendations to improve diversion and treatment of persons with mental illness and related health needs.

Panelists: Diana Claitor, Executive Director, Texas Jail Project; Amanda Gnaedinger, Legal Fellow, Texas Criminal Justice Coalition, Report Co-Author; Alexander Stamm, Texas Law ‘17, Report Co-Author

Moderator: Ranjana Natarajan, Director, Civil Rights Clinic, Texas Law

Co-Sponsors: UT Opportunity Forum, Texas Law Civil Rights Clinic

The event is free and open to the public, and lunch is provided. Registration is required. To register, visit

Event series: Panel Discussion