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Compassionate Perspectives on Criminal Justice, Civil Rights, Animal Rights, and Social Change

Slide Hadar Aviram | A leading voice on criminal justice, courtroom practices, policing, punishment and incarceration. |

Author of:
Yesterday's Monsters,
The Legal Promise and Process of Justice
Cheap on Crime
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Awesome vegan recipes and writings on food, family feasts and food justice.

Recent posts

The Marshall Project Survey and “Programspeak”

The Marshall Project has published the results of a political survey of incarcerated people, and they are extremely interesting. In a previous installment, they refuted the widely-held belief in broad
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Von Staich Review Period Extended: What Does This Mean?

As you see in the image above, the California Supreme Court has extended the 15-day review window for In re Von Staich to 90 days–until Feb. 17, 2021. This gives
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New OIG Report Contains Scathing Critique of CDCR’s PPE Protocol

On August 17, the Office of the Inspector General issued a report severely criticizing CDCR for its lax gatekeeping and symptom-checking practices. Today sees the publication of a new report,
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CDCR, Don’t Play Tetris with Human Lives

In her 2018 book Building the Prison State, my colleague Heather Schoenfeld provides a retrospective of the incarceration explosion in Florida. The root of the problem–the situation that facilitated the
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