Let's Get Free: A Hip-Hop Theory of Justice

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Price
$16.95  $15.59
Publisher
New Press
Publish Date
Pages
214
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.1 X 0.6 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781595585004

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About the Author

A former federal prosecutor, Paul Butler is the country's leading expert on jury nullification. He provides legal commentary for CNN, NPR, and the Fox News Network, and has been featured on 60 Minutes and profiled in the Washington Post. He has written for the Post, the Boston Globe, and the Los Angeles Times, and is a law professor at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

Reviews

"Useful analyses and original suggestions regarding the debate about how best to incarcerate fewer people . . . a debate that should have begun years ago." β€”California Lawyer

"[A] masterpiece in the literature of American criminal justice." β€”Bookforum

"An intriguing volume . . . the building block for future scholarship and conversations about racial issues affecting real people." β€”LA Daily Journal

"Provides a framework of solutions to a stressed and broken justice system that is in need of reform." β€”purepolitics.com

"A can't-put-it-down call to action from a progressive former prosecutor. Butler's take on controversial topics like snitching and drug legalization is provocative . . . smart and very entertaining." β€”Danny Glover

"A fresh and thought-provoking perspective on the war on drugs, snitches, and whether locking so many people up really makes Americans safer." β€”Anthony Romero, executive director, American Civil Liberties Union