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America needs fundamental reform to reduce our reliance on incarceration, while keeping its citizens safe. These four recommendations walk through how we can reform our criminal justice system.
There is strong trans-partisan agreement, among politicians, law enforcement, advocates and researchers that there are simply too many people in prison.
With a new administration soon to be in the White House, it is unclear what the next four years hold for federal criminal justice reform efforts. Despite this, two notable measures moved forward in Washington last week.
Brennan Center fellow Andrew Cohen on how the state is about to execute a man after a patently unfair trial.
The last thing America needs right now is more Americans having less compassion and empathy toward one another.
Jeff Sessions, our nation’s next attorney general, personifies the gulf that exists in America today.
President-elect Donald Trump's selection of Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General is unsettling for anyone who cares about civil rights.
President Obama must aggressively expand his administration's commutation program in his final days as president, especially for people serving time for low-level drug offenses.
Donald Trump will either nominate an attorney general who will narrowly define justice or one who will see it in broader terms. In that choice rests the fate of countless Americans.
For all who care about the ideals of the Constitution, and a just and tolerant society, Donald Trump as President is a stunning rebuke.