Criminalization without Representation

Speakers
The Manhattan Institute,

Release Date
March 24, 2017

Topic

Criminal Justice
Description

Criminalization without representation is what happens when unelected officials use regulation to effectively create criminal laws — 295,000 of them. This video was created in partnership with the Manhattan Institute. Learn more about their work on overcriminalization.

    1. Let’s End Criminalization Without Representation (article): The Manhattan Institute’s James Copland and Rafael Mangual argue that law making should be part of the political process again 
    2. Why Is the U.S. Prison Population So Large?: Professor Dan D’Amico argues that the war on drugs has caused the U.S. prison population to grow so large 
    3. I Can’t Breathe: How to Reduce Police Brutality (video): Professor Ilya Somin argues that limiting the number of laws on the books would help counteract police brutality by decreasing the number of interactions between police and civilians