Beth Schwartzapfel
Beth Schwartzapfel

Beth Schwartzapfel is a freelance journalist who covers the criminal justice system. Her work has appeared in Mother Jones, the American Prospect, and the Boston Review. Follow her on Twitter.

Jurisprudence
June 11 2014 12:16 PM“Where Do You Think That Rage Came From?”To get parole, people sentenced to life as juveniles must reckon with their pasts.
  Slate Plus
Year of Great Books
Feb. 9 2016 12:57 PM Tristram Shandy Was a Runaway Best-Seller. What Did That Mean in 1760? For one thing authors still had to suck up to famous actors.