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Legalizing Marijuana Doesn’t Mean It’s Legal for Everyone
New marijuana legislation must address the damage that criminalization has done…
Apr 20, 2021
Stimulus Checks Aren't Enough; We Need to End Court Fees
Many people saw a boost to their finances in recent weeks, a result of the…
Apr 12, 2021
One Year Later, We Still Don’t Know How Many People in ICE Detention Have Been Exposed to COVID-19
It’s been one year since U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)…
Apr 08, 2021
What Happened When Boston Stopped Prosecuting Nonviolent Crimes
During Rachael Rollins’s 2018 campaign for Suffolk County district attorney in…
Apr 02, 2021
Words Matter: Don’t Call People Felons, Convicts, or Inmates
When Jerome R. Wright was incarcerated, corrections officers called him by his…
Mar 31, 2021
City Jail Populations Are Falling, So Why Are Their Budgets Increasing?
Fewer people are being locked up, but bloated jail budgets are taking resources…
Mar 25, 2021
Incluso después de haber ganado mi caso, el Servicio de Control de Inmigración y Aduanas no me quería liberar hasta que intervino mi abogada
Cuando llegué al centro de detención, no sabía qué sentir. Pasaba la mayor…
Mar 24, 2021

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Ending the Death Penalty Is a Step Toward Racial Justice
Last year, after a 17-year hiatus, the U.S. Department of Justice resumed…
Mar 11, 2021
Three New Bills Could Advance Immigrant Justice in Maryland
Nora—a mother of three who was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement…
Mar 05, 2021
Incarcerated Students Will Have Access to Pell Grants Again. What Happens Now?
When Congress reinstated access to Pell Grants for incarcerated students this…
Mar 04, 2021
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