Michelle Alexander

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18 Apr, 2013

The Need for Prosecution Clinics in Ending Mass Incarceration

2019-03-18T18:47:42-05:00April 18th, 2013|Tags: , , , , |

There is a debate fermenting at my law school, the University of Washington, over whether the school should fund a criminal prosecution clinic. I weighed in on the debate, and to the surprise of many, I said that I favor a prosecution clinic. I favor it because I think such a clinic, [...]

1 Feb, 2012

Michelle Alexander’s Book on Mass Incarceration

2019-03-18T18:47:48-05:00February 1st, 2012|Tags: , , |

I've been reading lots of write-ups for Law Professor Michelle Alexander's book on the American criminal justice system, entitled The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. From what I've read, and heard from others in the legal community, it sounds like an amazing work. You can find the website for the [...]