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April 23, 2012 The Modern Law Library

‘Born, Not Raised’ Author Discusses the Flaws in the Juvenile Justice System

By Lee Rawles

Welcome to the ABA Journal’s new podcast, The Modern Law Library.

On the second and fourth Mondays of each month, we will discuss a law-related book with its author and listen to a short excerpt.

In today’s podcast, ABA Journal Web producer Lee Rawles speaks with Susan Madden Lankford about her recently released book Born, Not Raised: Voices from Juvenile Hall.


Publishers Weekly: “Born, Not Raised: Voices from Juvenile Hall”

KPBS: “‘Born, Not Raised’ Explores The Links Between Development And Juvenile Crime”

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In This Podcast:

Lee Rawles
Susan Madden Lankford is the photographer and author of Maggots in My Sweet Potatoes: Women Doing Time, downTown U.S.A.: Personal Journey with the Homeless and Born, Not Raised: Voices from Juvenile Hall. She also executive-produced the documentary film It’s More Expensive to Do Nothing, about the criminal justice system. She is the founder of Humane Exposures, a publishing house, film production and advocacy group. The parents of three adult daughters, Lankford and her husband live in San Diego.