The Forgotten Illegal Immigrant

I have for the past seven years traveled to the border town of Mexicali in Baja California Norte, Mexico to visit my in-laws. I say town but Mexicali is actually a quite large city – it being the capital of Baja California Norte after all. Like many border cities Mexicali has become the home to [...]

By |2019-06-02T18:32:00+00:00January 9th, 2015|Race in the United States|0 Comments

40 Years in Solitary

I love the writings of Clarence Darrow. I have written before about Darrow’s dream that as a society we might grow out of our need for more and tougher prisons and even the death penalty. See, e.g., “Darrow's Dream” (uploaded to my website). Darrow’s writings are filled with cutting criticism of our society and many [...]

By |2019-06-02T18:32:19+00:00December 21st, 2014|Criminal Justice System|0 Comments