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Criminal

Dec. 13, 2023

The incarcerated deserve a second look

Each New Year’s we believe in our own capacity to change. Prisoners deserve the same second chance.

Katie Tinto

Director , University of California, Irvine

Tinto is a clinical professor of law and the director of the Criminal Justice Clinic at the universities School of Law.

Darius Reaux

is currently incarcerated in federal prison in Jesup, Georgia.

New Year’s is a time when many of us commit to our personal growth and we resolve anew to make positive changes in our lives. In making these resolutions, we acknowledge not only our desire to change, but also our capacity to do so. Despite past mistakes or unmet expectations, we believe each year that we can change, and that we can change for the better.

This same belief in a person’s capacity to change also ap...

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