Trayvon Martin Was Only One: Review of The Collapse of American Criminal Justice

When I first started hearing about the Trayvon Martin case in Florida, I did not know what to think. It was one more story for news vultures to pick over, one more thing for Facebook friends to post links about, and one more reason for me to be glad that I do not own a television. Never mind George Zimmerman’s guilt or innocence of murder, the anger surrounding the trial runs deeper than the death of one black teenager. In response, I movedĀ The Collapse of American Criminal Justice by William J. Stuntz up on my reading list to understand what people are so angry about. Continue reading Trayvon Martin Was Only One: Review of The Collapse of American Criminal Justice