May 08, 2017
The impact of imprisoned parents on children shows how criminal justice policy is education policy.
Apr 12, 2017
The attorney general is courting law enforcement by reducing accountability and renewing a war on people of color.
Apr 04, 2017
Forty-nine years after King was assassinated, the left’s organizing vanguards seek to continue his work.
Nov 18, 2016
Bail systems across the country continue to function as another way the criminal justice system exacerbates poverty and racial inequality.
Oct 12, 2016
Three cases provide cues on how the Court may handle race and criminal justice questions that are roiling the country.
Oct 07, 2016
With five states poised to vote on legalizing pot, millennials and minority groups are key voting blocs.
Oct 05, 2016
A case now being argued before the Supreme Court challenges the constitutionality of supposedly “expert” testimony claiming that race can determine a criminal’s danger to society.
Aug 18, 2016
To achieve true criminal justice reform, we must first confront the violence in our country’s past and present.
Aug 04, 2016
A new study released in July asserts that the criminal justice system discriminates against people with mental disabilities.
May 04, 2016
The federal sentencing reform advancing in Congress would expand programs designed to cut recidivism among released offenders. One state thinks it’s found a solution—give former prisoners a circle of volunteer supporters.
Apr 15, 2016
A bipartisan reform measure could shrink the federal prison population by 60,000—if it can pass the Senate before November.
Mar 07, 2016
The mass folly of mass incarceration and the road back to sane prison policy.
Mar 04, 2016
As reform gains momentum on the right, conservatives at CPAC clash over how far it should go.
Jan 26, 2016
Sentencing overhauls would shrink the nation's prison population, but those released from jail face multiple hurdles to employment, housing, and social services.
The old prison labor was chain gangs and license plates. The new prison labor is contracts with corporate America to employ inmates at less-than-minimum wage.
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