Criminal Justice Reform and The Abolition of Prisons

Criminal Justice Reform and The Abolition of Prisons

Deep Background with Noah Feldman - May 12, 2019 - 47:24

Historian and author Khalil Gibran Muhammad discusses the state of criminal justice and prisons in America and whether the country should take drastic steps toward reform.

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Every story has a backstory, even in today's 24-hour news cycle. In Deep Background, Harvard Law School professor and Bloomberg View columnist Noah Feldman will bring together a cross-section of expert guests to explore the historical, scientific, legal, and cultural context that help us understand what's really going on behind the biggest stories in the news.