A resolution for 2018: reform our criminal injustice system

Criminal Justice

Summary: John Pfaff's Locked In describes our broken criminal justice system, its myths and secrets -- and why reforms consistently fail. It is one of the most important books of the year. Let's hope America pays attention.   A review of an important book. Locked In. The True Causes of Mass Incarceration — and How to … Continue reading A resolution for 2018: reform our criminal injustice system

Harsh truths about mass incarceration in America

Justice lying down

Summary: Here is a different -- and disturbing -- perspective on the strange US criminal justice system, unlike the "standard version" that dominate the news media. We can't fix what we don't understand.   Excerpt from "More Justice, Less Crime." By Joseph M. Bessette. In the Claremont Review of Books, Summer 2017. Visuals added.   … Continue reading Harsh truths about mass incarceration in America