Michele Y Deitch in the News

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NBC News March 17, 2022

Do Texas prisons violate human rights? One Scottish judge says yes

Lecturer Michele Deitch is quoted in a news story about a recent case where the US was denied extradition of a Scottish fugitive by a Scottish judge due to concerns about Texas prisons' possible failure to meet international human rights standards.
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Brennan Center for Justice November 3, 2021

Independent Oversight Is Essential for a Safe and Healthy Prison System

Senior Lecturer Michele Deitch authors an essay on the benefits of preventive monitoring of conditions in the prison system; the piece was part of theBrennan Center Series examin­ing the punit­ive excess that has come to define Amer­ica’s crim­inal legal system.