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The Pennsylvania Legislature passed a law taking authority from Philadelphia’s top prosecutor.
Tried six times for murder, Curtis Flowers still is waiting for his first fair trial.
Turns out it takes more than a prosecutor with an electoral mandate to fix a broken justice system.
In 2018, crime rates in the 30 largest U.S. cities declined for the second straight year, reaching near-record lows.
Brennan Center Senior Fellow Lauren-Brooke Eisen discusses how her research into private prison facilities in Australia and New Zealand could inform better practices in the United States.
Tackling one of the most complex aspects of the criminal justice system, Charged is vital reading that adeptly weaves together complex research, on-the-ground journalistic reporting, and a page-turning narrative.
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.