Richard Brewster

Richard Brewster

Rich Brewster has an ADR and prison reform litigation consulting practice (BrewsterADR.com). He is a lawyer with over 35 years of litigation experience, equally divided between commercial litigation and public service as an Assistant U.S. Attorney and Chief of the Criminal Division in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York, a Special Prosecutor in Kings County, and an Assistant Attorney General and Special Litigation Counsel in the New York State Attorney General’s New York City Office. In the Attorney General’s Office Rich was responsible for defensive civil rights litigation relating to the State’s criminal justice agencies under three successive Attorneys General, and handled landmark prison reform cases involving prison mental health services and the use of solitary confinement. Rich obtained his bachelor of arts degree from Princeton University (1964) and law degree from Harvard Law School (1967). 

 




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Articles and Video:

‘Think Like a Mediator’ Conflict Resolution Program at Rikers Island (11/06/17)
The article describes the authors’ experience teaching a six session course called “Think Like a Mediator” on conflict resolution to inmates at the women’s jail facility (the Rose M. Singer Center) at Rikers Island in New York City.