Jessica Pishko is a writer in San Francisco. She graduated with a JD from Harvard Law School and received an MFA from Columbia University. She practiced corporate law, specializing in securities fraud, and represented death-penalty clients and victims of domestic abuse pro bono. She writes frequently about incarceration and social-justice issues. She has written for Rolling Stone, Pacific Standard, and San Francisco magazine. Follow her work at www.jessicapishko.com.