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Common Reading Research Guide 2017-18

News Sources

Here are a few links to news articles from a variety of viewpoints.

Possible Topics

Stevenson talks about a number of issues surrounding prisons and sentencing. Here are some he discusses and a few more:

  • Death penalty or capital punishment
  • Mass incarceration
  • Juvenile justice
  • Women in prisons
  • Privatization of prisons
  • Mentally or physically disabled prisoners
  • LGBTI prisoners
  • Solitary confinement

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