The black market for baby products is part of a larger debate about how New York City handles low-level crime.
— Read on www.newyorker.com/news/our-local-correspondents/the-meaning-of-a-stolen-diaper
Misdemeanors are under attack. Misdemeanors are what drives the criminal justice system at least at the local criminal court level.￼ Misdemeanors are the crimes that directly and most often impact day to day life. This has led to a shift of the criminal justice system from being victim focused to offender focused. This has created drastic changes.
The link below has several reports on its webpage and there are also links to several additional articles.
Findings and policy recommendations from a comprehensive analysis of misdemeanor cases in NYC.
— Read on www.courtinnovation.org/publications/misdemeanor-race-NYC
The Deep South is the epicenter of mass incarceration. The United States incarcerates more people per capita than any other country, with prison populations growing by 86% between 1990 and 2019. For Southern states, prison populations exploded by 127% during that same period. During this time in history, America implemented “tough on crime” policies that responded to public health issues like the drug epidemic with incarceration instead of rehabilitation. Laws for even nonviolent crimes became more punitive with longer sentences, and people of color were disproportionately pushed into prisons with little hope for parole.
Access the article HERE
Below are links to CS Lewis’ article and response to The Humanitarian Theory of Punishment.
The video are doodles that go along with the articles verbatim.
The Humanitarian Theory of Punishment – CS Lewis
The Humanitarian Theory of Punishment – A Response CS Lewis
This article below is just released about the relationship between school suspension and future crime.
Punishment should be looked at as a measure of behavior and not the cause of behavior.
For example a school suspension should be looked at as a measure of previous behavior and not a cause of future behavior.