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A just-concluded trial shines a harsh light on maximum security prison.
Trump administration policies regarding opioids virtually guarantee that people will enter prisons — while doing nothing to confront violent crime.
State lawmakers' response to Alaska's increasing crime rates reflects the common but incorrect assumption that increasing incarceration is an effective way to combat crime.
Why are Florida prosecutors still pursuing a weak capital case against a Honduran immigrant who has already spent 14 years in prison?
He went out of his way last month to protect officials at the expense of injured inmates.
Black History Month has never been just a celebration of black America’s achievements and stories — it’s part of a deliberate political strategy towards equal citizenship.
Buried in the Trump 2019 budget proposal is a regressive agenda to kill programs designed to reduce incarceration and reduce crime.
Trump and Sessions' misleading claims on crime decline risk reinvigoration of bad policies.
Brennan Center senior fellow Dorothy Samuels interviews Michael Meltsner about his new book, his career, and the role of serendipity in life.
It’s time to fight for their independence. The country cannot allow Trump and his allies to undermine these agencies.