Monday, July 22, 2019


Professor Emerita Vernellia Randall
Founder and Editor

Prision Industrial Complex and Mass Incarceration


War on Drugs

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The Profitability of Racism: Discriminatory Design in the Carceral State Elizabeth Jones Hits: 487
(Color)blind Reform: How Ability-to-pay Determinations Are Inadequate to Transform a Racialized System of Penal Debt Theresa Zhen Hits: 136
A Principled Strategy for Addressing the Incarceration Crisis: Redefining Excessive Imprisonment as a Human Rights Abuse Mirko Bagaric, Sandep Gopalane and Marissa R. Florio Hits: 1480
Addicted to Incarceration: A Federal Judge Reveals Shocking Truths about Federal Sentencing and Fleeting Hopes for Reform Mark W. Bennett Hits: 611
Administering Justice: Removing Statutory Barriers to Reentry Joy Radice Hits: 6504
American Hypocrisy: How the United States' System of Mass Incarceration and Police Brutality Fail to Comply with its Obligations under the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, R. Danielle Burnette Hits: 753
Building a New Identity: Race, Gangs, and Violence in California Prisons Dale Noll Hits: 11268
Caged In: the Devastating Harms of Solitary Confinement on Prisoners with Physical Disabilities Jamelia N. Morgan Hits: 365
Civil Death in the United States Gabriel J. Chin Hits: 14675
Constitutionally Unprotected: Prison Slavery, Felon Disenfranchisement, and the Criminal Exception to Citizenship Rights Jennifer Rae Taylor Hits: 22981
Death with Dignity for the Seemingly Undignified: Denial of Aid in Dying in Prison Kathleen S. Messinger Hits: 60
Ending Mass Incarceration Is a Moral Imperative Jonathan Simon and Adrian A. Kragen Hits: 11647
Expanding Public Safety in the Era of Black Lives Matter Nicole D. Porter Hits: 395
Explicit Bias: Why Criminal Justice Reform Requires Us to Challenge Crime Control Strategies That Are Anything but Race Blind Jonathan Simon Hits: 206
Freedom and Prison: Putting Structuralism Back into Structural Inequality Anders Walker Hits: 339
Gender Entrapment or the Problems of Race Loyalty Michelle S. Jacobs Hits: 7332
How Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform May Lead to a For-profit Nightmare Carl Takei Hits: 872
How Mainstream Reformers Design Ambitious Reentry Programs Doomed to Fail and Destined to Reinforce Targeted Mass Incarceration and Social Control Gerald P. López Hits: 6046
Incarceration and Incapacitating Motherhood Priscilla A. Ocen Hits: 445
Law, Prison, and Double-double Consciousness: A Phenomenological View of the Black Prisoner's Experience James Davis III Hits: 160
Lawsuits as Information: Prisons, Courts, and a Troika Model of Petition Harms Marissa C.M. Doran Hits: 4370
Locked Up, Shut Up: Why Speech in Prison Matters Evan Bianchi and David Shapiro Hits: 405
Mass Incarceration at Sentencing Anne R. Traum Hits: 4943
Mass Incarceration: A Contemporary Mechanism ofRacialization in the United States Jacqueline Johnson Hits: 32089
Mass Incarceration: Someone's Father, Brother, or Son Kimberly L. Alderman Hits: 5031
Mass Incarceration: The Obstruction of Judges Tracie Todd Hits: 70
Motivating Factors Behind the Prison-Industrial Complex André Douglas Pond Cummings Hits: 14458
Our Duty in Light of the Law's Irrelevance: Police Brutality and Civilian Recordings Andrew Rosado Shaw Hits: 23885
Principles to Guide Society's Response to Incarcerated Offenders with a Mental Disorder Thomas L. Hafemeister and Jeff George Hits: 5119
Prison Labor as a Lawful Form of Race Discrimination Katherine E. Leung Hits: 380
Prisoner-to-Public Communication Demetria D. Frank Hits: 219
Racial Critiques of Mass Incarceration: Beyond the New Jim Crow James Forman, Jr. Hits: 25443
Say Her Name: The Black Woman and Incarceration Stephanie Hong Hits: 449
The Clinton Administration: Progressive for For-Profit Prisons Dillion Reed Hits: 431
The Debtors' Prison Scheme: Yet Another Bar in the Birdcage of Mass Incarceration of Communities of Color Olivia C. Jerjian Hits: 916
The Mass Incarceration of African-American Males: A Return to Institutionalized Slavery,Oppression, and Disenfranchisement of Constitutional Rights Floyd D. Weatherspoon Hits: 55310
The Only Way to End Racialized Gender Violence in Prisons Is to End Prisons Dean Spade Hits: 9276
The Structural Dimensions of Race: Lock Ups, Systemic Chokeholds, and Binary Disruptions Cedric Merlin Powell Hits: 287
The Thirteenth Amendment, Prison Labor Wages, and Interrupting the Intergenerational Cycle of Subjugation Josh Halladay Hits: 268
The Thirteenth Amendment: Slavery, Involuntary Servitude, and the Convict-labor Exception Andrea C. Armstrong Hits: 52899
The War on Drugs, the Politics of Crime, and Mass Incarceration in the United States Heather Schoenfeld Hits: 7678
Unfinished Project of Civil Rights in the Era of Mass Incarceration and the Movement for Black Lives Nicole D. Porter Hits: 133
The Scandal of Racist Marijuana Arrests—and What To Do About It Harry Levine Hits: 6626
Black Men as Non-citizens: After the War on Drugs Brian G. Gilmore and Reginald Dwayne Betts Hits: 5697
Crack as Proxy: Aggressive Federal Drug Prosecutions and the Production of Black--White Racial Inequality Mona Lynch and Marisa Omori Hits: 1899
Drug Wars in Black And White Joseph E. Kennedy Hits: 8547
Prison for You. Profit for Me. Systemic Racism Effectively Bars Blacks from Participation in Newly-legal Marijuana Industry Elizabeth Danquah-Brobby Hits: 1493
The Drug War as Race War Kenneth B. Nunn Hits: 72882
The Effects of the War on Drugs on Black Women: from Early Legislation to Incarceration Tiffany R. Simmons Hits: 532
The Right Hammer for the Right Nail: Public Health Tools in the Struggle Between Pain and Addiction Melissa McPheeters and Mary K. Bratton Hits: 387
The War on Drugs: The Privilege Against Self-incrimination Falls Victim to State Taxation of Controlled Substances Ann L. Iijima Hits: 519
“It's Set up for Failure ... and They Know This!”: How the School-to-Prison Pipeline Impacts the Educational Experiences of Street Identified Black Youth and Young Adult Yasser Arafat Payne and Tara Marie Brown Hits: 363
60 Years After Brown, "The students didn't fail us; we failed the students." ACLU Staff Reporter Hits: 3930
A Tale of Two Systems: How Schools and Juvenile Courts Are Failing Students Samantha Buckingham Hits: 4669
African American High School Students and Variability in Behavior Across Classrooms Russell J. Skiba, et. al. Hits: 1316
Are Black Kids Older and Less Innocent? Phillip Atiba Goff Hits: 1305
Assessing the Differential Impact of Contextual Factors on School Suspension for Black and White Students Jessica S Davis Ganao Hits: 10046
Booking Students: An Analysis of School Arrests and Court Outcomes Kerrin C. Wolf Hits: 3277
Breaking Schools' Rules: A Statewide Study of How School Discipline Relates to Students' Success and Juvenile Justice Involvement Vernellia Randall Hits: 1830
Challenging the Status Quo: An Integrated Approach to Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline Nancy G. Abudu and Ron E. Miles Hits: 525
Disciplinary Series: Overview Vernellia Randall Hits: 2022
Discipline Disparities: Myths and Facts Vernellia Randall Hits: 1340
Discipline Policies, Successful Schools, Racial Justice, and the Law Daniel J. Losen Hits: 9502
Discipline Policies, Successful Schools, Racial Justice, and the Law Daniel J. Losen Hits: 21346
Discriminatory Discipline: The Racial Crisis in America's Public Schools Leland Ware Hits: 1319
Dismantling the School-to-prison Pipeline: Tools for Change Jason P. Nance Hits: 444
Education in Black America: Is it the New Jim Crow? Ellen Marrus Hits: 350
Eliminating Excessive and Unfair Exclusionary Discipline in Schools Policy Recommendations for Reducing Disparities Daniel Losen, Damon Hewitt, and Ivory Toldson Hits: 10387
Examining and Dismantling the School-to-prison Pipeline: Strategies for a Better Future Judith A.M. Scully Hits: 763
Examining the School-to-prison Pipeline: Sending Students to Prison Instead of School Fatema Ghasletwala Hits: 394
Forced Performance of Race Through Racially Conscious Public School Hairstyle Prohibitions Anna-Lisa F. Macon Hits: 16262
How Educators Can Eradicate Disparities in School Discipline: A Briefing Paper on School-Based Interventions Vernellia Randall Hits: 3791
Implicit Racial Bias and Students' Fourth Amendment Rights Jason P. Nance Hits: 247
Just Another School?: The Need to Strengthen Legal Protections for Students Facing Disciplinary Transfers Miranda Johnson and James Naughton Hits: 163
Let Black Girls Learn: Perceptions of Black Femininity and Zero-tolerance Policies in Schools Valeria M. Pelet del Toro Hits: 373
No Child Left Behind Bars: Suspending Willful Defiance to Disassemble the School-to-prison Pipeline Danielle Dankner Hits: 61
Office Discipline and Student Behavior: Does Race Matter? Michael Rocque Hits: 1302
Parsing Disciplinary Disproportionality: Contributions of Behavior, Student, and School Characteristics to Suspension and Expulsion Russell J. Skiba, et. al. Hits: 1849
Pipelines and Their Diverging Paths to the Justice System Jennifer Grieco Hits: 302
Plugging the School to Prison Pipeline by Addressing Cultural Racism in Public Education Discipline Patrick S. Metze Hits: 416
Populating the Pipeline: School Policing and the Persistence of the School-to-Prison Pipeline Janel George Hits: 417
Race Is Not Neutral: A National Investigation of African American and Latino Disproportionality in School Discipline Russell J. Skiba, et. al. Hits: 2237
Racial Disproportionality in School Discipline: Implicit Bias Is Heavily Implicated Thomas Rudd Hits: 10659
Racial Subjugation by Another Name? Using the Links in the School-to-prison Pipeline to Reassess State Takeover District Performance Steven L. Nelson Hits: 429
Realizing Restorative Justice: Legal Rules and Standards for School Discipline Reform Lydia Nussbaum Hits: 624
Reevaluating School Searches Following School-to-prison Pipeline Reforms Josh Gupta-Kagan Hits: 134
Reforming Discipline in Early Childhood Education: Responding and Implementing HB 2663 Jim Naughton Hits: 1272
School Suspension and The School-to-prison Pipeline: An Empirical Study Alison Evans Cuellar and Sara Markowitz Hits: 6109
School-based Legal Services as a Tool in Dismantling the School-to-prison Pipeline and Achieving Educational Equity Barbara Fedders and Jason Langberg Hits: 50458
Stop School Pushouts Racial Justice Now! Hits: 3069
Students of the Mass Incarceration Nation Katayoon Majd Hits: 455
Suspension and Expulsion in America's Public Schools: Has Unfairness Resulted from a Narrowing of Due Process? Philip T.K. Daniel and Karen Bond Coriell Hits: 202
The Color of Discipline: Sources of Racial and Gender Disproportionality in School Punishment R.J. Skiba,, et. al. Hits: 1529
The Confluence of Language and Learning Disorders and the School-to-prison Pipeline among Minority Students of Color: A Critical Race Theory Shameka Stanford and Bahiyyah Muhammad Hits: 320
The School of Hard Knocks: Examining How Pennsylvania School Disciplinary Policies Push Black Girls into the Criminal Justice System Brazitte A. Poole Hits: 107
The School to Prison Pipeline: Widespread Disparities in School Discipline Based on Race Tara Carone Hits: 117
The School-to-prison Pipeline Tragedy on Montana's American Indian Reservations Melina Angelos Healey Hits: 3784
The Schott 50 State Report on Public Education and Black Males Schott Foundation for Public Education Hits: 3700
Tracing the School-to-Prison Pipeline from Zero-Tolerance Policies to Juvenile Justice Dispositions Aaron J. Curtis Hits: 21232
Understanding the Antecedents of the “School-to-Jail” Link: The Relationship Between Race and School Discipline, Russell J. Skiba, et. al. Hits: 1969
What Is Implicit Bias, And How Might It Affect Teachers And Students? Esther Quintero Hits: 15486
Why Did The Black-White Dropout Gap Widen in the 2000s? Suhyun Suh, Ashley Malchow and Jingyo Suh Hits: 5245
Are Black Kids Worse? Myths and Facts about Racial Differences in Behavior Russell J. Skiba and Natasha T. Williams Hits: 1520
Be a State and National Leader: Stop the School-to-Prison Pipeline in Dayton Public Schools Racial Justice Now! Hits: 1937
City of Learners Action Plan (Draft) City of Learners Hits: 1596
Dayton Education Association Call to Action Regarding RJN! Proposal and RJN!'s Response to the Call to Action Vernellia Randall Hits: 7383
Expulsions and Suspensions: Testimony - Appendix Prof. Vernellia Randall Hits: 16190
Expulsions and Suspensions: Zero Tolerance and Racial Inequality in Ohio Schools Prof. Vernellia Randall Hits: 6717
Letter to Ohio Senate Education Committee: Race Does Matter. (January 25, 2014) Vernellia R. Randall Hits: 3447
Ohio Disciplinary Statistics (Selected) Racial Justice Now! Hits: 7124
Ohio HB 441 - Excess Suspensions Roland Winburn Hits: 1337
Ohio HB 443 - Eliminate Zero Tolerance Fred Strahorn Hits: 1569
Ohio Senate Bill 167 Vernellia Randall Hits: 3432
Pushouts in Montgomery County (March 2014) Vernellia Randall Hits: 1176
Talking Points: School-to-Prison Pipeline Racial Justice Now! Hits: 5286
Testimony: Racial Inequality: Education and School Discipline Maria A. Holt Hits: 3363
Exclusion, Punishment, Racism and Our Schools: A Critical Race Theory Perspective on School Discipline David Simson Hits: 7025
Implementation of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support in Texas Youth Commission Schools Patrick S. Metze Hits: 4994
The Impact of Zero Tolerance School Discipline Policies: Issues of Exclusionary Discipline Amy C. Nelson Hits: 6879
Zero Tolerance and Alternative Strategies: A Fact Sheet for Educators and Policymakers National Association of School Psychologists Hits: 4695
Dayton Public School Occurrences by Race (2012) Vernellia Randall Hits: 800
Disciplinary Actions by Building (Dayton, 2012) Vernellia Randall Hits: 1324
Disciplinary Actions Rate per 100 Students (Dayton 2012) Vernellia Randall Hits: 1474
Disciplinary Actions Rate per 100 Students (Ohio, 2012) Vernellia Randall Hits: 1247
Disciplinary Actions Rate per 100 Students by Race (Ohio, 2012) Vernellia Randall Hits: 1277
Out-of-School Suspensions/Expulsions Occurrences (State 2012) Vernellia Randall Hits: 1808
Prek-3rd Grade Suspension in Dayton Public School or why are only black kids being suspended for "harassment/ intimidation" Prof. Vernellia Randall Hits: 7906
Racial Disparities in Disciplinary Actions by Building (Dayton, 2012) Vernellia Randall Hits: 1263