“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
Bernard E. Harcourt is a critical theorist and empirical researcher who writes in the area of crime and punishment. He is the Julius Kreeger Professor of Law and Criminology at the University of Chicago and the author most recently of Against Prediction: Profiling, Policing, and Punishing in an Actuarial Age . He has also written on broken-windows policing in his book Illusion of Order: The False Promise of Broken-Windows Policing and on youth gun carrying in Language of the Gun: Youth, Crime, and Public Policy . He also founded and edits a new critical journal called The Carceral Notebooks.