A new Brennan Center report, What Caused the Crime Decline? concludes that since 1990, incarceration had a limited impact on reducing crime nationwide. The Brennan Center will host a call today to discuss the report's findings.
The New York Court of Appeals ruled yesterday in the case of People v. Dunbar that the Queens District Attorney’s Office’s interrogation program violated the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution, guaranteeing the right against self-incrimination.
A new Brennan Center policy proposal suggests the president should make broad reforms to federal grants across the country that fund state and local law enforcement to help prevent problems like the ongoing crisis in Ferguson, Mo.