Category Archives: Criminal Justice System

Teaching at a Women’s Prison

One of the best teaching experiences I’ve ever had occurred earlier this year when I had the privilege to teach an introduction to fiction course at the North Carolina Correctional Institute for Women (see photo).  The UNC student newspaper, The … Continue reading

Print Friendly
Posted in Criminal Justice System, Teaching | Comments Off on Teaching at a Women’s Prison

Time to End our Modern-Day Debtors’ Prisons

From Colonial times until the mid-1800s, it was common practice in the United States to jail people who failed or were unable to pay their debts, a practice that many, including the Supreme Court, have since recognized as a violation … Continue reading

Print Friendly
Posted in Adult Court, Advocacy, Criminal Justice System | Comments Off on Time to End our Modern-Day Debtors’ Prisons

Recommended Juvenile Justice Reading around the Web

Nearly on a daily basis, there are excellent long form articles and other stories on juvenile justice-related topics on the web.  I try to keep up via several sources, including my Twitter feed (yes, if you’re not on Twitter and following … Continue reading

Print Friendly
Posted in Advocacy, Blogosphere, Criminal Justice System, Media, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Recommended Juvenile Justice Reading around the Web