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The Truth about Retail Theft
In October, retail lobbyists demanded that Congress expand the prosecution and…
Jun 11, 2024
With 14 Deaths in 2024, LA Jails Continue Deadly Trend
Another person has died in Los Angeles County jails, marking the 14th…
Jun 06, 2024
Will the Supreme Court Criminalize Homelessness?
The United States Supreme Court is expected to rule this month on whether…
Jun 06, 2024
Building Community Behind Bars
Block C of the East Unit at the North Dakota State Penitentiary (NDSP) in…
May 29, 2024
AAPI Heroes Who've Fought for Change in the Criminal Legal and Immigration Systems
Photo credits: Grace Lee Boggs: courtesy Quyen Tran; Fred T. Korematsu:…
May 23, 2024
After Over 50 Years, It’s Time to Decriminalize Cannabis
This week, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) released a proposed rule that…
May 21, 2024
Clemency and Prison Education Benefits Everyone
Gregory Mingo was granted clemency in 2021 after spending more than 40 years…
May 14, 2024

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What Happens When We Support Parents Instead of Sending Them to Prison
In lieu of incarceration, Jemi Brown was enrolled in supportive programming…
May 09, 2024
In Memphis, Minor Traffic Stops are Clogging Courts and Draining Resources
This spring, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee reversed a series of reforms…
May 08, 2024
Police Violence on College Campuses is Unacceptable
Late last Tuesday night, counter-protesters attacked pro-Palestinian…
May 07, 2024
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