Daniel Hatcher on How the US Criminal Justice System Commodifies Children and the Poor
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
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In this episode, Andrew talks to the author of Injustice, Inc., Daniel Hatcher, about how the United States criminal justice system has transformed the poor and children into tradable commodities.
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Daniel L. Hatcher is Professor of Law in the University of Baltimore’s Civil Advocacy Clinic and author of The Poverty Industry: The Exploitation of America’s Most Vulnerable Citizens. A former Maryland Legal Aid and Children’s Defense Fund attorney, he has long been a scholar, advocate, and teacher on poverty and justice.