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I Did 340 Pushups a Day to Prepare for the TV Version of Prison. Then I Got There.
After a steady diet of shows like “Oz,” I was convinced that prison would be a paradise for monsters. Turns out, the abuse I experienced came directly from the system.
March 5, 2018
Policing a City in Crisis
In ‘Flint Town’, a new documentary series on Netflix, cops wrestle with broken bonds with their community.
January 22, 2018
How “Cops” became the most polarizing reality TV show in America.
May 5, 2016
How ‘The Good Wife’ Got the Law Right
‘Don’t take the easy way out, don’t take shortcuts.’