WBEZ | Queer Injustice: The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States http://www.wbez.org/tags/queer-injustice-criminalization-lgbt-people-united-states Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en New book explores injustices against homosexuals in criminal justice system http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-03-09/new-book-explores-injustices-against-homosexuals-criminal-justice-system <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/gay rights_getty.JPG" alt="" /><p><p>Much of attorney Joey Mogul&rsquo;s work has focused on violations against clients' civil rights. And she's turned that focus toward one group in particular-gays, lesbians and transgender people. Along with two co-authors, Mogul documents these events in <em>Queer Injustice: The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States</em>. She talked to <em>Eight Forty-Eight's</em> Alison Cuddy recently, and began with a local case where the accused&rsquo;s perceived sexuality played a major role in the ruling. <br /><br /><em>A warning: there are some graphic descriptions of abuse in this conversation.</em></p><p>Joey Mogul talks about <em>Queer Injustice: The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States</em> on Sunday, March 12 at the <a href="http://darrowbridge.wordpress.com/" target="_blank">Museum of Science and Industry.</a></p><p>She will also discuss the book Tuesday, March 29 at 12:15 p.m. <a target="_blank" href="http://www.law.uchicago.edu/">University of Chicago Law School</a>.</p></p> Wed, 09 Mar 2011 14:30:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-03-09/new-book-explores-injustices-against-homosexuals-criminal-justice-system