America's broken criminal justice system and epidemic of mass incarceration is examined by these three writers whose important works focus on the criminalization of mental illness, the human cost of America's devastating war on drugs and how reform-minded D.A.s are innovating to increase fairness and reduce inequality in our prosecutorial system.
Panelists: Brittany K. Barnett and Christine Montross
Moderator: Emily Bazelon
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