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President Obama recently took a few steps in the right direction on criminal justice reform, but he can't stop there.
It’s easy to forget amid all the happy talk of political consensus that Congress hasn't yet done anything big to stem the tide of federal incarceration.
The Brennan Center and civil liberties groups urged President Obama to veto the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, a bill that threatens to undermine privacy and increase cyber-surveillance.
Hopefully President Obama comes away from his historic visit to a federal prison with a better understanding of the sad truth of prison conditions.
Creating a new office for Countering Violent Extremism within the Department of Homeland Security will do little to reduce terrorism and could harm national security efforts, the Brennan Center and others argued in a letter to House leadership.
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