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We May Not Be Behind Bars, But 'We Are All Criminals'

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 (Emily Baxter)

Perhaps you’ve driven home drunk once or twice. Or maybe you sold weed to your high school classmates. Or stole a pair of sneakers. But you were never caught. How did your life turn out differently than someone who was caught and now has a record? That’s the basis of Emily Baxter’s project “We Are All Criminals.” The former public defender interviewed 250 people nationwide about their crimes and shares what she discovered about race, chance, and justice.

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Emily Baxter, director, "We Are All Criminals" project; fellow at the University of Minnesota Law School's Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

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