Do the criminal justice and legal systems treat everyone equally? If not, what makes the difference?
What was your reaction to Rais' experience with the health care system? Do you think that his experience was unusual? What is the role of society in providing health care?
How did family shape the lives of the two men?
Could society have helped and changed the course of Mark's life?
What role did education play in the lives of both men? And how was it different?