Electronic Monitoring: Punishment and Liberty in the Age of GPS

 Sam,[1] who I met last summer, was a teenager on probation. He sported an electronic monitor strapped around his ankle then, and he likely still does. Sam attended court monthly and during one of those appearances, the judge looked down at Sam, over his reading...
How do we teach civil rights?

How do we teach civil rights?

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler made a joke at the 2015 Golden Globes that summed up my grade school civil rights education: “[T]he movie Selma is about the American civil rights movement that totally worked and now everything’s fine.” As my classmates and I learned it, the...