Be the Change: Bryan Stevenson’s Call for Criminal Justice Reform

By: Kyleigh Mann, CMC ’18 At Pomona College’s Criminal Justice Symposium, a disturbing juxtaposition resounds through each panel: the United States of America, proclaimed paragon of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, privileges 5% of the world’s population to first-world-quality democracy, and is home to 25% of the world’s prison population. “Ultimately, you judge…