with Kai Wright

Mass incarceration starts young. These kids say the system changes them forever.

  • Like 'Caught'? Try 'The Stakes'

    Jun 5, 2019
    The team that brought you 'Caught' is back with more intimate stories about social justice. 'The Stakes' looks at what's not working in our society, and why we have to do better.
  • Introducing Charged

    May 8, 2019
    For as long as anyone can remember, criminal justice in America has meant one thing: punishment. But things are changing. Emily Bazelon tracks that change in a new show called "Charged."
  • Bonus: Introducing Aftereffect

    Jun 29, 2018
    Introducing WNYC Studios' latest podcast, Aftereffect: a SWAT team, an autistic man and an American tragedy. Listen to episode one.
  • Episode 6: 'Please Lock Up My Kid'

    Mar 23, 2018
    One of the most notable entry points in the school-to-prison pipeline opened when desperate parents turned to law enforcement for help keeping their kids out of trouble.
  • Episode 4: 'Oh My God, What Have I Done?'

    Mar 19, 2018
    Children who struggle with mental health issues are often swept up in the justice system. Honor perpetrates a violent crime, but instead of jail, he gets a shot at a diversion program.