The Trump administration’s vow to be tougher on crime and illegal immigration plus his top law enforcement officer’s endorsement of privately run prisons have sent shares of private prison management companies soaring. LBJ Professor Michele Deitch discusses.
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The federal government will not phase out its contracts with private prisons, Attorney General Jeff Sessions indicated in a memo on Thursday, highlighting the Trump administration's contrasting approach to criminal justice after Obama-era reforms. LBJ School Professor Michele Deitch weighs in.
Prison inmate deaths have seen a slight increase, but what is noticeable is the racial divide in how inmates succumb. LBJ Professor Michele Deitch discusses mental health treatment in jails and prisons.
Michele Deitch comments on possible impacts of a Trump presidency on private prison contracts in the U.S.
Michele Deitch talks about the potential impacts of long prison sentences on juvenile offenders.
Michele Deitch comments on the current bail system and potential reforms.
Michele Deitch comments on overcrowded Harris County juvenile detention center facilities.
In an article on trying juveniles as adults, Michele Deitch comments on the Cameron Moon case, which "changed the playbook for juveniles in court."
Michele Deitch comments on mental health care in jails and prisons, particularly with regard to suicide prevention strategies.
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