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Though the president supports some criminal justice reform, his rhetoric works against that effort
Tossing aside conservative notions of federalism, the attorney general wants to dynamite an agreement between the city and the state of Illinois to improve the Chicago police
The difference between two popular types of bills
Why they happen, and why they can be so hard to fix
To fight for fairer sentencing, we first need to understand how the system works
"A masterpiece in illustrating how New York City’s misdemeanor courts exert social control on those who violate low-level criminal laws"
More women are being incarcerated, and they face unique challenges
Data can help us build a fairer system, but only if it’s used carefully
State laws ban ex-offenders from pursuing many occupations that they were trained to do on the inside
Dozens of criminal justice reform bills are introduced in Congress, but they go nowhere. Some of the same goals can be achieved by merely amending spending bills.