Now among the most-watched shows in Netflix history, “When They See Us” has reinvigorated a cry to fix our broken criminal justice system — serving as a resounding reminder of the inequality that plagues it.
Four Stanford students brought home $5000 from the second annual Policy Hackathon, a data-driven policy innovation competition sponsored by the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) and Stanford in Government (SIG).
Ram’s Head Theatrical Society presents “Chicago,” a partly satirical musical about murderesses Velma Kelly (Isabela Angus ‘20) and Roxie Hart’s (Evie Johnson ‘20) experiences in the prison and criminal justice systems. The musical is the collaboration of Fred Ebb (lyrics and book), Bob Fosse (book) and John Kander (music). The set consisted of an exposed…
On Thursday, 24-year-old Daniel Frisiello of Beverly, Massachusetts was arrested and charged with five counts of mailing threatening communications, including a rape threat and white powder contained in a letter delivered to activist law professor Michele Dauber on Feb. 14. The other counts included threatening letters sent to public figures such as Donald Trump, Jr. and the LA prosecutor in now-deceased Glee star Mark Salling’s child pornography case.
The Stanford Board of Trustees announced Tuesday that the University will not divest from various companies associated with the private prison industry that a student group submitted for review last fall.
TAPS 20N: “Prisons and Performance,” a freshman introductory seminar, explores the intersection of art and the prison system.
Brock Turner, a former Stanford athlete convicted of sexual assault, was released from jail on Sept. 2, after staying behind bars for only three months. Turner only served half of his original six month sentence due to good behavior, and began serving his three years of parole on Friday.
Stanford graduate students are preparing to renew their involvement with the Prison University Project for its fifth consecutive year, this year focusing on the role that inequality plays in understanding incarceration.