Despite overwhelming support in the legislature, Maryland Gov. Hogan vetoed a bill to restore voting rights to citizens with past criminal convictions and a new report found that 49 states charged inmates while they were incarcerated.
President Barack Obama's Task Force on 21st Century Policing released its final report this week. While it includes some smart recommendations to improve the criminal justice system, the Task Force missed two key opportunities for reform.
A book released by the Brennan Center positioned criminal justice reform front and center in American political discourse ahead of the 2016 election and a new report highlights the trouble with "pay-to-stay" fees in prisons and jails.