Stay Tuned: Crime & Politics (with Rachel Barkow)

Show Notes

On today’s episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers your questions about:

Preet also shares a letter from Steve Martin, a leading prison reform advocate and a former guest on Stay Tuned, who wrote in with his thoughts on Preet and Anne’s conversation on the CAFE Insider podcast about the Justice Department’s argument that detained migrant children need not be provided soap and toothbrushes.

Rachel Barkow, an expert on criminal justice, NYU Law professor, and author of Prisoners of Politics: Breaking the Cycle of Mass Incarceration, joins Preet for a wide-ranging conversation that covers sentencing reform, how we measure a prosecutor’s success, clemency power, and more.

REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS

THE Q&A

CURTIS FLOWERS

MIGRANT DETENTION CONDITIONS

THE INTERVIEW

RACHEL BARKOW

PAUL MANAFORT

MATTHEW SHEPARD 

CRACK COCAINE 

FIRST STEP ACT

1994 CRIME BILL

PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES & CRIMINAL JUSTICE

PARDONS

JUSTICE SCALIA

STAY TUNED

THE BUTTON

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