The Appeal
The Appeal
The Appeal
Episode 55: When Criminal Justice Reform Preserves The Status Quo
27 minutes Posted Nov 7, 2019 at 3:00 am.
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There’s a growing acceptance of the idea that we need to overhaul our system of mass incarceration. But methods for doing so vary enormously––and some are causing more harm than good. Today’s guest, Civil Rights Corps founder Alec Karakatsanis, has written a new book, “Usual Cruelty,” that explores how even self-proclaimed “reformers” can be part of the problem and prevent true reform from taking hold.