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Voters elected a slew of diverse prosecutors who better reflect the communities they serve, and who promised to do their part to move away from policies that perpetuate mass incarceration.
On bipartisan sentencing reform legislation, policing, marijuana, and much else, there's a chance for progress
Key Republicans, including the president, have pushed for sentencing reform. But they need to go a little further.
Winning ballot measures will re-enfranchise voters and end a Jim Crow-era jury law
It would mark a crucial first step toward reducing federal mass incarceration
Though the president supports some criminal justice reform, his rhetoric works against that effort
Tossing aside conservative notions of federalism, the attorney general wants to dynamite an agreement between the city and the state of Illinois to improve the Chicago police
The difference between two popular types of bills
Why they happen, and why they can be so hard to fix
To fight for fairer sentencing, we first need to understand how the system works