Articles in law & justice tagged with crime-and-prison

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Sarah Hill

Neoliberalism and the war on drugs combine to ravage Juárez, Mexico, where traffickers, boosted by the economic effects of NAFTA, compete with security officials for control of the narcotics trade.

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Lance Tapley

Supermax Torture in America

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James Forman, Jr.

Our penal system, with its black tinge, constitutes a profound racial injustice. But is it a new form of Jim Crow?

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Pamela S. Karlan

Ineffective trial lawyers, inconclusive evidence, inconsistent testimony, and impenetrable procedural thickets are not unique to capital cases.

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Bruce Western

Prisons may have reduced crime a little in the short run, but at the current scale the negative effects of incarceration are likely to outweigh the positive.