Closing In: Judges and Voters Challenge Rick Scott’s Tailored Electorate

Closing In: Judges and Voters Challenge Rick Scott’s Tailored Electorate

In Florida, the end of your incarceration can be the beginning of a life-long sentence. That’s because Florida is one of four states that does not automatically restore civil rights (most prominently, voting rights) to people who were convicted of felonies but have...

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...