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President Obama recently took a few steps in the right direction on criminal justice reform, but he can't stop there.
It’s easy to forget amid all the happy talk of political consensus that Congress hasn't yet done anything big to stem the tide of federal incarceration.
Hopefully President Obama comes away from his historic visit to a federal prison with a better understanding of the sad truth of prison conditions.
A groundbreaking New Jersey voting reform would increase accuracy, save money, and add millions to the rolls. Chris Christie should sign it.
Chief Justice John Roberts is notably inconsistent in the application of his “calling balls and strikes” doctrine. When it comes to the law of democracy, too often Roberts still throws curve balls.
His angry concurrence in defense of solitary confinement last week reads like a district attorney’s closing argument or a victim advocate’s brief.
In a Q&A with the Orlando Sentinel, Brennan Center Counsel Brent Ferguson explains how Super PACs and their mega-rich donors threaten democracy.
The Brennan Center submitted comments to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) on their plan to explain counterterrorism conducted under Executive Order 12333.
Before his tragic suicide, the justice system failed Kalief Browder too many times.
Clinton’s transformative plan to automatically register voters at 18 could add 50 million to the rolls, cut costs, and curb the potential for fraud. All candidates, from both parties, should tell us what they would do to improve our democracy.
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