with Kai Wright

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

  • 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.