James Forman, Jr

Yale Law School

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A former public defender, James Forman, Jr. is a professor of law at Yale Law School and the author of Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America. He is the founder of the Maya Angelou Public Charter School in Washington, DC.

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Professor and former public defender James Forman, Jr. discusses his new book about the mass incarceration of black men.

James Forman, Jr.: Locking up Our Own

Professor and former public defender James Forman, Jr. discusses his new book about the mass incarceration of black men.

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