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Daniel Hatcher's "Injustice, Inc." targets our profit-driven courts

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Daniel L. Hatcher is Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore where he teaches a Civil Advocacy Clinic in which law students represent low-income clients. He is author of Injustice, Inc.: How America's Justice System Commodifies Children and the Poor (UC Press) and The Poverty Industry: The Exploitation of America's Most Vulnerable Citizens (NYU Press). (photos credit UC Press)

Tom's next guest today is Daniel Hatcher. He’s a law professor in the University of Baltimore’s Saul Ewing Civil Advocacy Clinic. He's a former Maryland Legal Aid and Children's Defense Fund attorney, and has long been a scholar, advocate and teacher on issues of poverty and justice.

Hatcher is the author of new book called Injustice Inc:  How America’s Justice System Commodifies Children and the Poor. 

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Daniel Hatcher is a law professor who teaches at the University of Baltimore School of Law's Saul ERwing Civil Advocacy Clinic, which trains law students to represent poor or marginalized clients. (photo by Larry Canner)

The book is a disturbing look at the hidden mechanics of America’s justice system that generate profits from the processing and incarceration of children and the poor.

He joins Tom here in Studio A…

Professor Daniel Hatcher will be speaking about his book at Red Emma’s Bookstore Tuesday (tonight) at 7:00. For more info on the event, click here.

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