An obese, red-faced prison guard, his grey hair greased back, gets up from his swivel chair and shouts, "Hey retard, get over here!" He points at me and then in the direction of a faded orange brick wall. Two rookie guards [...]
A decade ago Steve Bogira’s Courtroom 302 gave us a glimpse of the corrupt culture of the Circuit Court of Cook County’s courthouse at 26th and California in Chicago. Now a new book, Crook County: Racism and Injustice in America’s Largest Criminal Court....
By: Arthur Longworth, Contributing Writer In prison, it's not necessary for you to be a racist in order for you to act like one, to live within the confines of a strict racial divide, to discriminate. These are things you have to [...]