by Aura Bogado on August 15 2013, 4:52PM
There’s a growing—and surprising—call to reform mandatory sentencing minimums.
by Brentin Mock on August 15 2013, 4:30PM
The Dream Defenders are now taking their struggle from the capitol building to their communities.
by Jamilah King on August 12 2013, 11:23AM
A federal judge ruled on Monday that the New York City Police Department’s Stop-and-Frisk policy unlawfully targeted people on the basis of race.
by Brentin Mock on August 12 2013, 9:33AM
Holder will seek ways to reduce sentences for nonviolent, non-gang affiliated drug dealers.
by Jamilah King on August 12 2013, 7:00AM
A campaign led by the families of prisoners finally pushed the FCC’s hand toward regulating the prison phone industry.
Topics: Criminal Justice
by Brentin Mock on August 8 2013, 11:40AM
Looks like Attorney General Eric Holder is drawing the curtains on the War on Drugs
by Akiba Solomon on August 1 2013, 3:36PM
Pending an investigation, Escambia County, Fla., authorities are “comfortable” with deputies’ actions.
by Aura Bogado on July 30 2013, 3:11PM
Daniel Chong was trapped for five days without a window, food, water, toilet, or any contact. He is still being treated for posttraumatic stress disorder.
by Brentin Mock on July 18 2013, 1:57PM
Students as young as nine years old are camping at the state capitol to push for new laws that protect them from racial profiling.
by Brentin Mock on July 17 2013, 12:14PM
States don’t do well prosecuting hate crimes. The Feds are built for it.
by Julianne Hing on July 13 2013, 10:58PM
Of both second-degree murder and manslaughter.
by Aura Bogado on July 10 2013, 9:27AM
George Zimmerman’s defense team won’t be able to enter the animation into evidence, but is allowed to play it for the jury during closing statements.