A Rare Opportunity on Criminal Justice

A Rare Opportunity on Criminal Justice
Two bipartisan bills now under consideration aim to unwind our decades-long mass incarceration binge and to keep it from happening again. This fact is remarkable not only because of Congress's stubborn … It would also give judges more discretion to … Read more on New York Times

Tears, fears about alcohol and drugs
After the birth of his fourth child, he went on a drug and alcohol binge and then was sober for a month. His then 9-year-old son said to him, “Don't ever say … Herren said he tailors his talks to each audience, with Wednesday's talk focused on being … Read more on Eagle-Tribune

Spoils of Babylon pokes fun at 1980s miniseries format
Hearken back to the 1980s, before cable, on-demand and binge watching, to a simpler time, when the miniseries reigned over the small screen. The Thorn Birds, Shogun … It is, he says, in the midst of a crack cocaine epidemic. He visits favelas (slums … Read more on The Australian