By Serena Rabie Associate Editor, Vol. 21 Executive Editor, Vol. 22 On August 18, the Justice Department (DOJ) made waves when it issued a memorandum announcing the end of its use of private prisons. The memorandum instructs officials to either decline to renew the contracts for private prison operators when they expire or substantially reduce the scope of […]

“We might not be as naturally rhetorically gifted, but we worked really hard.” – Alex Hall, 31, convicted of manslaughter By Saeeda Joseph-Charles Associate Editor, Vol. 21 In mid-September, three men, all incarcerated for violent crimes, shared a stage with Harvard College undergraduates, ready to debate. The topic, whether undocumented students should be able to […]