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Mass Incarceration's Invisible Casualties: Women and The Criminal Justice System

Michele Goodwin | Posted 06.26.2015 | Books
Michele Goodwin

When Americans think about the war on drugs, often images of violent men behind bars shape their understandings. This persistent picture obscures the true realities and costs of both mass incarceration and the U.S. drug war.

Tuskegee Today

Jessica Cussins | Posted 10.08.2014 | Science
Jessica Cussins

The notoriety of the Tuskegee syphilis study is unparalleled in the field of bioethics. Last week marked the 42nd anniversary of the horrific experiment's termination, and many people took the opportunity to recall Tuskegee and examine its relevance to the treatment of human research subjects today.

Major Gaps In Oversight Of Human Medical Research

HuffPost Investigative Fund | By Jeanne Lenzer and Shannon Brownlee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ten years ago, an 18-year-old student named Jesse Gelsinger died during a medical research trial involving gene therapy at the University of Pennsylva...