The New York City Police Department announced an end to its Demographics Unit. Although a positive step forward, questions remain whether it will be enough to rebuild the trust of the city's Muslim community.
Following the Obama administration’s vow to use strong executive action in the face of a paralyzed Congress, this proposal outlines 15 steps the administration can take to strengthen democracy, secure justice, and further the rule of law.
A new U.S. Sentencing Commission guideline will reduce sentences for most federal drug offenders by an average of 11 months and help federal judges and prosecutors determine fair and consistent sentences for offenders.
The Senate Intelligence Committee voted to send the executive summary of a report detailing the CIA’s “enhanced interrogation programs” to President Obama for declassification, but major oversight reforms are still needed.
This was the best chance in a generation to deal with Albany’s corrupt culture. Governor Cuomo's decision to shut down the Moreland Commission is especially disappointing. All New Yorkers will live with the consequences of this failure.
Nebraska became the first state to enact a law to modernize voter registration since the Presidential Commission on Election Administration recommended it as a key reform to improve elections in America.