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Entries by Steve Drizin from 04/2014

The 'Superpredator' Scare Revisited

| Posted 04.09.2014 | Crime

In the mid-nineties, the "superpredator" myth was premised on junk science and inaccurate predictions based on demographics that forecasted an increase in violence by urban teenagers who were "fatherless, Godless, and jobless."

David & Me Chronicles Rubin Carter's Fight to Free David McCallum as He Fights for His Own Life

| Posted 04.18.2014 | Crime

Young suspects like McCallum and Stuckey are like putty in the police's hands; they fold much more quickly under pressure.