Two cousins: One to Harvard, one to prison

Danielle Allen became a Harvard professor. Her cousin Michael died young after spending years in prison. They lived not far from each other. In a new book, Danielle Allen tries to understand how her cousin Michael’s life could have been different. She finds the answer in California’s harsh sentencing of juvenile offenders.


Danielle Allen - professor and political theorist at Harvard - @dsallentess

Madeleine Brand

Gina Pollack, Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Quinn O'Toole