Thursday, June 19 2014
First, the women are black and second, they're lesbians, and once the term "gang" is applied by media and used by prosecutors, their legal charges become felonies.
Thursday, May 15 2014
Will America's prison system ever change? Or is meant to keep America’s caste system in place?
Friday, March 21 2014
In the last 20 years, America’s incarceration rates have risen 500 percent. Sentences are harsh, prisons are overcrowded, life inside is dangerous, and rehabilitation programs don't work. Do we want our prisons to be this way?
Friday, December 6 2013
Eminent criminologists make a compelling case for why America's 40 year embrace of the punitive spirit has been morally bankrupt and endangered public safety.