Books by Victoria Law


Victoria Law is an author and freelance journalist focusing on the intersections of incarceration, gender and resistance. Her books include Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggles of Incarcerated Women, Prison By Any Other Name: The Harmful Consequences of Popular Reform, and "Prisons Make Us Safer" and 20 Other Myths About Mass Incarceration. Her writings about prisons and other forms of confinement have appeared in The New York Times, The Nation, Wired, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Village Voice, The Guardian, In These Times, HellGate and Truthout. She is a co-founder of Books Through Bars--NYC and the zine Tenacious: Art and Writings by Women in Prison.


Prison by Any Other Name: The Harmful Consequences of Popular...

Maya Schenwar and Victoria Law