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State of confinement: California’s carceral habit

Jonathan Simon, professor of law | September 10, 2012

Scott Simon’s amazing interview with George Takei (Sept. 1) brought tears to my eyes and made me think once again about why this hauntingly beautiful state with its sunny optimism and reputation for creativity and innovation has so often embraced mass incarceration in various forms. Takei, best known to the world as Hikaru Sulu, the … Continue reading »