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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.
This undermines a historic vote by Floridians in November 2018 to restore the right to vote to more than 1.4 million residents with past felony convictions.
A renewed push for this decades-dormant legislation is garnering Republican support in state capitals — as well as bipartisan interest in Congress.
People are pretending to fundraise for political candidates while enriching themselves, argues Brennan Center Fellow Ciara Torres-Spelliscy.
Concerns that fusion voting, which allows candidates to run on multiple lines for the same office, and a public financing program might jointly be unsustainable reflect a fundamental misunderstanding of the way the policy works.
To safeguard New Yorkers' constitutional rights, the public and the New York City Council should at least be given basic information about intrusive new NYPD technologies before they are used.
Lawmakers are split over Trump’s emergency decree, but broader reform has strong bipartisan support.
The facts just don’t support President Trump’s wall plan—or much else in his immigration agenda.
It was the first time that Congress had voted to block a president’s emergency declaration.