Margo Schlanger

Margo Schlanger is the Henry M. Butzel Professor of Law at the University of Michigan. She served as a member of the Vera Institute's Commission on Safety and Abuse in America's Prisons and as the reporter for the ABA's Criminal Justice Standards on the Treatment of Prisoners.


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A list of the key 5-4 decisions that Justice Antonin Scalia tipped to the right Read more

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Though there's still much work to be done, the settlement marks a critical step for prison reform. Read more

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How we can reduce, make more humane, and ultimately eliminate a practice that, in Justice Kennedy's words, drives prisoners "to the edge of madness" Read more

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