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The NYPD’s Intelligence Bureau consistently broke court-imposed rules governing investigations involving political activity, and over 95-percent of these investigations targeted Muslims or individuals associated with Islam.
Why are national leaders promising to fix a problem that hasn’t really existed for more than two decades? The answer may be that many Americans never got that message.
Lauren-Brooke Eisen reviews Heather Ann Thompson's new book, which examines the legacy of the Attica prison uprising.
The U.S. Justice Department announced last week it will be phasing out the use of private prisons, with the eventual goal of ending the Federal Bureau of Prison’s use of privately operated facilities.
The racial profiling order Sheriff Arpaio willfully violated may not be the only federal court order he and his men have ignored or undermined.
Black incarceration is declining. But not nearly fast enough to make much of a difference.
It has been well documented that youth do not fare well in the adult justice system. Placing them in it can have long-term implications for their future success.
In New Jersey, we're trying to build greater empathy and understanding between law enforcement and the citizens they serve.
This week, President Obama commuted the sentences of 214 federal inmates. It could have been more than 5,000.
It is now widely accepted knowledge that America’s prison population is unsustainable and embarrassingly high, at nearly 2.3 million people.