2 books on the list
From an award-winning civil rights lawyer, a profound challenge to our society’s normalization of the caging of human beings, and the role of the legal profession in perpetuating itAlec Karakatsanis is very interested in what we choose to punish. For example, it is a crime in most of America for poor people to wager in the streets over dice; dice-w...
Felon tells the story of the effects of incarceration in fierce, dazzling poemscanvassing a wide range of emotions and experiences through homelessness, underemployment, love, drug abuse, domestic violence, fatherhood, and graceand, in doing so, creates a travelogue for an imagined life. Reginald Dwayne Betts confronts the funk of postincarceration...