Hard time gets a hard look

November 30, 2016
Harvard seminar on mass incarceration

This fall, a new Harvard course has helped students become part of the effort to reform the nation’s criminal justice system. Vincent Schiraldi, Harvard Law School lecturer Nancy Gertner, and Harvard sociologist Bruce Western are teaching a graduate seminar examining the origins of U.S. mass incarceration and helping students craft workable solutions for getting, and keeping, people out of prison.   Read the full article "Hard time gets a hard look: Instructors' real-world experience guides students in seminar on mass incarceration (Harvard Gazette (November 30, 2016).  Photo by Kris Snibbe.