Last night the Friends of the Law Library, the Georgetown chapter of the National Lawyers’ Guild, the Georgetown Criminal Law Association, Georgetown Human Rights Action–Amnesty International, and Human Rights First hosted a screening of the film The House I Live In along with lively a Q & A with filmmaker Eugene Jarecki.
As a follow-up, here is a bibliography of related resources.
Reviews for The House I Live In:
- Eugene Jarecki, Voting Out the Drug War, The Nation, Dec. 3, 2012.
- Jack Leonard & Maura Dolan, Softer 3-strikes Law Has Defense Lawyers Preparing Case Reviews, L.A. Times, Nov. 8, 2012.
- John Schwartz, Thousands of Prison Terms in Crack Cases Could Be Eased, N.Y. Times, June 30, 2011.
Law Review Articles & Book Chapters:
- (GULC) Sara Sun Beale, The Story of Ewing v. California: Three Strikes Laws and the Limits of the Eighth Amendment Proportionality Review, in Criminal Law Stories (Donna Coker & Robert Weisburg, eds., 2012).
- Nancy Gertner, On Competence, Legitimacy, and Proportionality, 160 U. Pa. L. Rev. 1585 (2012).
- Stephen Hunter et al., New Jersey’s Drug Courts: A Fundamental Shift from the War on Drugs to a Public Health Approach for Drug Addiction and Drug-Related Crime, 64 Rutgers L. Rev. 795 (2012).
- Jelani Jefferson Exum, Sentencing, Drugs, and Prisons: A Lesson from Ohio, 42 U. Toledo L. Rev. 881 (2011).
- Patrice A. Fulcher, Hustle and Flow: Prison Privatization Fueling the Prison Industrial Complex, 51 Washburn L.J. 589 (2012).
- Mona Lynch, Theorizing the Role of the ‘War on Drugs’ in US Punishment, 16(2) Theoretical Criminology 175 (2012).
- Elsa Y. Chen, Impacts of “Three Strikes and You’re Out” on Crime Trends in California and throughout the United States, 24(4) J. Contemp. Crim. Just. 345 (2008).
- John L. Worrall, The Effect of Three-Strikes Legislation on Serious Crime in California, 32(4) J. Crim. Just. 283 (2004).
- Jeffrey L. Johnson & Michelle A. Saint-Germain, Officer Down: Implications of Three Strikes for Public Safety, 16(4) Crim. Just. Pol’y Rev. 443 (2005).
- (UK) Zena Smith & Judith Gowland, Drug Sentencing: What’s the Deal? The New Sentencing Regime for Drug Offences, 76(5) J. Crim. L. 389 (2012).
- (S. Korea) Lee Minsk et al, Drug Sentencing in South Korea: The Influence of Case-Processing and Social Status Factors in an Ethnically Homogeneous Context, 27(3) J. Contemp. Crim. Just. 347 (2011).
- (Canada) Benedikt Fischer et al, Compulsory Drug Treatment in Canada: Historical Origins and Recent Developments, 8(2) Eur. Addiction Research 61 (2002).
- (Australia) Catherine Spooner et al., An Overview of Diversion Strategies for Australian Drug-Related Offenders, 20(3) Drug & Alcohol Rev. 281 (2001).
- Douglas W. Kieso, Unjust Sentencing and the California Three Strikes Law (2005).
- Samuel Walker, Sense and Nonsense about Drugs, Crimes, and Communities (7th ed. 2011).
- Charles F. Levinthal, Drugs, Society, and Criminal Justice, (3d ed. 2012).
- Joan Petersilia & Kevin R. Reitz, The Oxford Handbook of Sentencing and Corrections (2012).