Barry Latzer

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February 25, 2021

The Mass Incarceration Bogeyman

Barry Latzer

Most criminal justice experts believe the United States is guilty of “mass incarceration,” a system that imprisons more people than deserve to be there or that is good for both the prisone...

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May 31, 2019

The Futility of Gun Control as Crime Control

Barry Latzer

“There is an indisputable connection between the prevalence of firearms in the United States and killings,” writes Barry Latzer. But given the “historical popularity of firearms, exp...

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November 23, 2018

Race, Crime and Culture

Barry Latzer

How to discuss the tedious relationship of race and crime as a serious academic study.

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