Paul Leighton is a Professor in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology at Eastern Michigan University. In addition to The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison, Dr. Leighton is the co-author of Punishment for Sale (with Donna Selman, 2010) and Class, Race, Gender and Crime (with Gregg Barak and Allison Cotton, 4th edition, 2013). He is also co-editor, with Jeffrey Reiman, of the anthology Criminal Justice Ethics (2001). In addition to his publications, Dr. Leighton is webmaster for PaulsJusticePage.com and PaulsJusticeBlog.com.
Reforming 'law and order' in dystopian societies: When realistic solutions are uninspiring and inspiring solutions are not realistic
The National Committee for the Critical Perspectives Conference in partnership with the Department of Criminology, Wilfrid Laurier University will be hosting the 2019 National Conference on Critical Perspectives in Criminology and Social Justice (NCCP) in Brantford, Ontario from May 2nd to 4th 2019. The theme for the ninth annual conference is “From Critical Perspective to Practice: Bridging Criminology, Criminal Justice, and Social Justice.” The 2019 NCCP will include a keynote presentation by Dr. Paul Leighton co-author of The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison, and Professor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology, Eastern Michigan University.