"In the Penal Colony" and Why I Am Now Reluctant to Teach Criminal Law

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    This article discusses the way in which substantive criminal law is generally taught in United States law schools and argues that more room should be given in these courses to familiarize students with the horrendous nature of much of our criminal law system-in particular the terrible conditions faced by most prison inmates after conviction.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)72-82
    Number of pages11
    JournalCriminal Justice Ethics
    Issue number2
    StatePublished - May 2014



    • criminal law
    • incarceration
    • law and love
    • law teaching
    • philosophy
    • social science

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Law

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