A new Brennan Center report, What Caused the Crime Decline? concludes that since 1990, incarceration had a limited impact on reducing crime nationwide. The Brennan Center will host a call today to discuss the report's findings.
A new Brennan Center policy proposal suggests the president should make broad reforms to federal grants across the country that fund state and local law enforcement to help prevent problems like the ongoing crisis in Ferguson, Mo.
A new U.S. Sentencing Commission guideline will reduce sentences for most federal drug offenders by an average of 11 months and help federal judges and prosecutors determine fair and consistent sentences for offenders.
Nearly 6 million Americans are barred from voting because of a criminal conviction in their past. Attorney General Eric Holder's call to restore voting rights to these citizens is a significant step forward for democracy.