Burk Foster

Writer and Legal Consultant

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Authored Works

Corrections: The Fundamentals
In four parts, Corrections: The Fundamentals considers the history of punishment from ancient times to the present, describes America's jails and prisons today, discusses the lives of men and women and prisoners, and looks at community corrections and rehabilitative alternatives.

Can be purchased on Amazon.com

Death Watch
Co-authored with Lane Nelson, the death penalty staff writer of The Angolite prison magazine, Death Watch looks at the contemporary death penalty as a legal process, a social reality, and a fundamental issue of public policy.

Can be purchased on Amazon.com

Selected Works

Nonfiction Article
Written in September 2005, the week after Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. Lest we forget that poor people should not be allowed to die for lack of transportation.
A contemporary view of American corrections practices and policies.
An anthology of death penalty journalism and essays.