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Results related to “mass incarceration”

One Lawyer Keeps the Pressure On For Criminal Justice Reform

One Lawyer Keeps the Pressure On For Criminal Justice Reform

by Carla Murphy on October 21 2014, 3:16PM

With 2.2 million people incarcerated, Bryan Stevenson keeps asking, Is that what justice looks like?

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Ta-Nehisi Coates' New Book Club To Tackle Mass Incarceration

Ta-Nehisi Coates’ New Book Club To Tackle Mass Incarceration

by Carla Murphy on August 28 2014, 1:10PM

Michelle Alexander’s “The New Jim Crow” is up first.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Study: Black Men No Better, Sometimes Worse Off Than in 1960s

Study: Black Men No Better, Sometimes Worse Off Than in 1960s

by Julianne Hing on July 16 2014, 12:40PM

Thanks to the prison boom.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Economy, /NOW

Michelle Alexander on Mass Incarceration and MLK's Dream

Michelle Alexander on Mass Incarceration and MLK’s Dream

by Jamilah King on August 23 2013, 11:54AM

On criminal injustice in America.

Topics: March on Washington, /NOW

New Study Finds a Dramatic Drop in Youth Incarceration Rates

New Study Finds a Dramatic Drop in Youth Incarceration Rates

by Julianne Hing on March 1 2013, 9:00AM

Thanks to falling youth crime rates and cash-strapped states (seriously), juveniles are less likely to land in prison. But when it comes to racial disparities, the devil remains in the details.

Topics: Criminal Justice, School-to-Prison, Schools & Youth

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