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18
Apr

What Is Prison Supposed To Do and Why?

For three decades, scholar-activist Ruth Wilson Gilmore has been advocating for prison abolition. She has theorized it and practiced it. For Gilmore, prison abolition means not just the closing of prisons but, …

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30
Mar

Violence Against Women in the Age of Trump

This guest post is published during the Academy of Criminal Justice Science conference in Baltimore, occurring March 26-30, 2019, and in relation to this year’s ACJS theme of Justice, Human Rights, and Activism. …

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05
Mar

Consent and a Better Politics of Sexual Justice

  “My wish [is] to screw—tinker, tighten, and pressure, rather than altogether dispense with—consent.” —Joseph J. Fischel, author of Screw Consent: A Better Politics of Sexual Justice Joseph. J. Fischel discusses the consent …

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28
Feb

Meet Our Authors at ACJS 2019

While at the ACJS meeting in Baltimore (March 26-30), attend our authors’ sessions to discuss ways to confront the criminal justice crisis. #ACJS2019 Author Sessions Robert E. Worden, author of Mirage of Police Reform: Procedural …

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08
Feb

Are We Still Cheap on Crime?

This guest post is published around the Western Society of Criminology Conference in Honolulu from February 7 – 9. #WSC2019 By Hadar Aviram, author of Cheap on Crime: Recession-Era Politics and the Transformation …

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07
Feb

The Bail Industry Blocks Reform—Again

This guest post is published during the Western Society of Criminology conference, occurring in Honolulu from February 7-9. #WSC2019  By Christine S. Scott-Hayward, coauthor of Punishing Poverty: How Bail and Pretrial Detention …

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