The prominence of the carceral state in American society serves to undermine basic principles of democracy and justice, disproportionately displacing people of color and excluding them from all viable avenues of citizenship.
Original Publication Information
Forthcoming in University of Louisville Law Review
Powell, Cedric Merlin and McNeal, Laura R., "Dismantling Structural Inequality: Lock Ups, Systemic Chokeholds, and Race-Based Policing - A Symposium Summary" (2019). Faculty Scholarship. 392.