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Judges and jailers are deploying mercilessness as policy and practice.
The president’s record on criminal justice reform suggests a long road ahead for his signature bill.
Preventing those behind bars from accessing higher education is not only a relic of the “tough-on-crime” ’90s — it’s bad for public safety.
The facts just don’t support President Trump’s wall plan—or much else in his immigration agenda.
It’s time for bolder action on a defining civil rights issues of our time.
The president claims "walls work." But the facts say otherwise.
The newly confirmed attorney general defended policies in the 1990s that sent more people to prison. Will he repeat his mistakes?
Those who are unable to pay end up in debt to the state, which can lead to significant consequences from lowering an individual’s credit score to making it harder to apply for public housing.
The case of Johnny Lee Gates shows the unconscionable legal hurdles facing the wrongly convicted, argues Brennan Center fellow Andrew Cohen.
"I will faithfully implement the law," the attorney general nominee testified.