Politics at Amherst: Prison Abolition
Host Aaron Holton ’25 is joined by Aidan Orr ’24 to discuss alternative forms of justice and prison abolition.
If we want to “make our communities better, improve society, and help people,” are prisons the best form of justice?
In the first episode of a three-part series on the criminal justice system, Politics at Amherst Host Aaron Holton ’25 is joined by Aidan Orr ’24, who explains the benefits of restorative and transformative justice and makes the case for prison abolition.
Edited by Christian Daniels ’23.