People of color are drastically overrepresented in Massachusetts state prisons. What happens at different stages of the criminal system, from charging and bail to adjudication and sentencing?
Felix Owusu presents the work he conducted with The Criminal Justice Policy Program at Harvard Law School to explore the factors that lead to persistent racial disparities in the Massachusetts criminal system.
"Racial Disparities in the Massachusetts Criminal System" by Elizabeth Tsai Bishop, Brook Hopkins, Chijindu Obiofuma & Felix Owusu
"A Pound of Flesh: Monetary Sanctions as Punishment for the Poor" by Alexes Harris