In this activity, you will describe and assess the classification of Kalief Browder who was held on Rikers Island after being arrested for robbery.
You may learn about the case from a variety of sources:
Choose one of these sources and write a response paper. The response paper should include the following information:
- Describe the case and demographic history of Kalief Browder.
- Highlight the circumstances that led to his detention at Rikers despite not having appeared at a trial or been found guilty.
- Summarize the housing situation during his stay at Rikers.
- Reaction to the outcome of this case.