Stories by Bean

Bean is a third-year law student in New York City. Her blogging focuses on the intersections of criminal justice, reproductive rights, gender equality, and drug policy. subscribe to Bean's feed

Posted on: May 9, 2008, Source: Lawyers, Guns and Money

The drug war is still being waged only on some people and on some drugs. In other words, it's still a racist crock.

Posted on: Apr 25, 2008, Source: Lawyers, Guns and Money

Why do our incarceration rates top the rest of the world's?

Posted on: Apr 16, 2008, Source: Lawyers, Guns and Money

Didn't we even let the Nazis at Nuremberg have their mail?

Posted on: Mar 28, 2008, Source: Lawyers, Guns and Money

The rise in pregnancy discrimination is further evidence of how little our society values women as equal citizens.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2008, Source: Lawyers, Guns and Money

Harvard has instituted a women-only gym hour to accommodate Muslim women, and conservatives are calling it "discrimination" against Ivy League men.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2008, Source: Lawyers, Guns and Money

Is this what we're heading toward here in the U.S.?

Posted on: Feb 7, 2008, Source: Lawyers, Guns and Money

The emphasis on on political wives' election-wear has some feminist bloggers seeing red.

Posted on: Jan 30, 2008, Source: Lawyers, Guns and Money

A circuit court has ruled that female inmates must have access to abortion services, but violations of incarcerated women's rights continue.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2008, Source: Lawyers, Guns and Money

Roe v. Wade was an important case, but pro-choice advocates must now adopt a comprehensive reproductive justice framework.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2008, Source: Lawyers, Guns and Money

While women are being incarcerated in record numbers, the abuse they face in jail remains invisible.