Governing through Crime
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
A Summer Classic: Moral Panic over a Pier Shooting
It is a reminder of how hard the past is to leave behind (especially when your leading politicians belong to it). By...
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
To Start a Race War: Dylann Roof and the Ideology of White Supremacy
The mass murder of parishioners at the historic Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal church in Charleston, South Carolina law week, by a ...
Saturday, May 9, 2015
Capital Punishment's Loyal Officer
It was a zinger worthy of a Presidential debate (and almost certainly just as planned). Justice Samuel Alito, confronted Federal Public De...
Saturday, January 3, 2015
Do we really need the police? Not as much as we need air.
The astoundingly crude and arrogant response of NYPD rank and file to the tragic murder of two officers by an unstable young man last month ...
Friday, December 5, 2014
If Black Lives Matter, End the War on Crime
From the perspective of tens of thousands of protesters around the nation this week, the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and ...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Proposition 47: A Simple Step Toward Reducing Mass Incarceration
California Proposition 47, on the ballot for voter consideration this November, would change the legal classification of many "nonserio...
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Carceral Geographies: Mapping the escape routes from mass incarceration
Today and tomorrow (September 8-19) at UC Berkeley we will be launching a new undergraduate “ course thread ” titled “ Carceral Geo...
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