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The Pathological Politics of Criminal Justice: Rachel Barkow contends criminal justice policy is a “prisoner of politics,” driven by appeals to voters’ worst instincts and an aversion to evidence of what actually works. Defined by its severity and unfairness, the criminal justice system, she says,

The Pathological Politics of Criminal Justice: Rachel Barkow contends criminal justice policy is a “prisoner of politics,” driven by appeals to voters’ worst instincts and an aversion to evidence of what actually works. Defined by its severity and unfairness, the criminal justice system, she says,

FromNew Thinking, a Center for Court Innovation Podcast


The Pathological Politics of Criminal Justice: Rachel Barkow contends criminal justice policy is a “prisoner of politics,” driven by appeals to voters’ worst instincts and an aversion to evidence of what actually works. Defined by its severity and unfairness, the criminal justice system, she says,

FromNew Thinking, a Center for Court Innovation Podcast

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Length:
36 minutes
Released:
May 22, 2019
Format:
Podcast Episode

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Rachel Barkow contends criminal justice policy is a “prisoner of politics,” driven by appeals to voters’ worst instincts and an aversion to evidence of what actually works. Defined by its severity and unfairness, the criminal justice system, she says, is counterproductive to the goal of public safety it claims as its justification. In her new … Continue reading The Pathological Politics of Criminal Justice →
Released:
May 22, 2019
Format:
Podcast Episode