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Despite headlines, crime remains at historic lows and 2016 presidential candidates offer a variety of justice policy solutions to reduce the prison population.
Our latest Fair Courts E-lert highlights three Illinois judges' plan to avoid retention elections, the Virginia Supreme Court's rejection of transparency reforms, and more.
Redistricting dominated the U.S. Supreme Court last Tuesday when the Court heard two cases and released a surprise decision in another.
Our latest Fair Courts E-lert features PA Gov. Tom Wolf calling for Justice Eakin's resignation; an amicus brief filed by the Brennan Center, and more.
Our latest Fair Courts E-lert highlights how judicial elections impact criminal cases, the Wisconsin high court's decision not to reopen the John Doe probe, and more.
Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, arguably the state’s most powerful politician for the last two decades, was convicted this week on corruption-related charges.
A new Brennan Center report details the impact judicial election campaigns have on outcomes of criminal cases.
The Supreme Court is slated to hear several cases in the coming months that could dramatically alter the redistricting landscape, Ohio voters overwhelmingly approved a redistricting reform amendment, and more.
Our latest Fair Courts E-lert highlights an op-ed concerning criminal justice ads by interest groups, a union looking to Justice Scalia for a favorable opinion, and more.
A new Brennan Center report analyzed 2015 crime data from the nation’s 30 largest cities and found that reports of a nationwide crime wave are unsupported.