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Vesla M. Weaver

Vesla M. Weaver, Assistant Professor of Political Science and African American Studies at Yale University, is coauthor of Arresting Citizenship.


Two new books, including National Book Award nominee ‘Locking Up Our Own,’ address major blind spots about the causes of America’s carceral failure.

Vesla M. Weaver

Is policing a public good gone bad?

Tracey L. Meares Vesla M. Weaver

How the criminal justice system degrades citizenship.

Vesla M. Weaver