Locking Up Our Own
Crime and Punishment in Black America
ISBN10: 0374189978 ISBN13: 9780374189976 Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux Published: Apr 18 2017 Pages: 306 Weight: 1.20lbs. Height: 9.25" Width: 6.25" Depth: 1.25" Language: English
A consequential argument about race, crime and law in today's America by a Yale legal scholar and former public defender examines the urgent debates surrounding the criminal justice system and its activities involving mass incarceration, aggressive police tactics and their impact on at-risk people of color and beleaguered law-enforcement officers. Illustrations. Index.