Rethinking Justice

Premiere DateDec 27, 2016
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:27 Part 1 - Dr. Baz Dreisinger
03:59 Part 2 - For-Profit Prisons
07:01 Part 3 - Trump's Law and Order
10:03 Outro
10:20 Chasing Hail Johnny V. Lewis
15:11 Finish

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This week on the Daily Beat: We’re joined by professor and author Dr. Baz Dreisinger who discusses the American prison system and its myriad of flaws. Later in the week, Mariame Kaba joins the show to talk about contemporary activism for social justice.

Dr. Baz Dreisinger is a professor of English at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She’s authored two books, including 2016’s “Incarceration Nations: A Journey to Justice in Prisons Around the World,” has written for the New York Times and The Wall Street Journal among others, and is the founding academic director of John Jay’s Prison-to-College Pipeline Program.

Today on the Daily Beat, Tuesday, December 27, 2016: Dr. Baz Dreisinger discusses possibilities of justice reform, for-profit prisons, and the possible implications Donald Trump’s promises of law and order.

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…