Connie Cheng’s powerful new article on The [F]law examines how electronic ankle monitoring, like other alternatives to detention, is billed as more humane. But a closer look reveals that corporations are still in control and immigrants are still not free. Detention just received a software update, and the next one is already available.
Read the article here.
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From The [F]law:
- Emma Leibowitz, First Make A Profit: Health Care and the True Price of For-Profit Immigration Detention
- Tala Alfoqaha, Marketplace of Violence: Bidding for Brutality Among Minnesota’s Police
- Adriel Williams, The Costs of Carceral Communications: How a Prison Telecommunications Company Exploits Incarcerated People and Their Loved Ones
- Anna Bower, Shots Fired, and Profited On: Inside the Campaign against “ShotSpotter” in Chicago
- Austin Nielsen-Reagan, The Profitability of Inhumanity: How Corporate Power Gives Rise to Forced Labor in Privatized Immigration Detention
- Adira Levine, Can’t Get Back Up: The Growth and Toll of Private Probation
- Harvard Law Student, Corporate Racial Justice Washing: Explaining Corporate America’s Coalition with Racism’s Meta Script