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A partisan-gerrymandering challenge in Maryland has cleared a critical hurdle.
New FEC filings for next week's Florida U.S. Senate primaries illustrate a number of troubling campaign finance trends, including the proliferation of candidate-specific "buddy groups."
Lauren-Brooke Eisen reviews Heather Ann Thompson's new book, which examines the legacy of the Attica prison uprising.
While the 2016 election will be held on the current maps, changes could be ahead for future cycles as a result of ongoing litigation.
The U.S. Justice Department announced last week it will be phasing out the use of private prisons, with the eventual goal of ending the Federal Bureau of Prison’s use of privately operated facilities.
Civilian activists who rail against racial bias by U.S. authorities are also feeling the heat in the digital world.
Like the U.S. Olympic team, the voter pool is more diverse than ever. Which is why voter registration should be easy and automatic.
Governor Chris Christie vetoed an automatic voter registration bill that would have put New Jersey at the vanguard of the national movement to modernize voter registration. Did Trump's claims of voter fraud contribute to his decision?
Black incarceration is declining. But not nearly fast enough to make much of a difference.
It has been well documented that youth do not fare well in the adult justice system. Placing them in it can have long-term implications for their future success.
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