Criminal Justice


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Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions seem hell-bent on reviving one of the worst policy failures in U.S. history, the “War on Drugs.” Party poopers. more

Jan 11, 2018 12:43 PM Op-Eds



It would take a very stable genius to close Guantanamo. more

Jan 11, 2018 12:25 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

“I feel like I’ve seen firsthand what redemption looks like. This is it.” more

Dec 22, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine 1 Comments

100 years after one of the least-known and saddest chapters in American history, families of executed black soldiers have petitioned Trump for justice. more

Dec 8, 2017 8:03 AM Dispatches 7 Comments


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Monica Trinidad of For the People Artists Collective and People's Response Team explains the fight over Chicago city council's vote to fund a new police academy. more

Nov 21, 2017 11:00 AM Dispatches

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The priests, and a housekeeper and her daughter, were slaughtered by a special unit of the Salvadoran military trained by the United States of America. more

Nov 20, 2017 2:38 PM Dispatches

Our laws need to catch up with our technology. And fast. more

Nov 2, 2017 11:32 AM Op-Eds

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The defense claims a young Muslim man went to great lengths to reject the ‘FBI-orchestrated terrorism plot’ that informants pushed on him. more

Nov 1, 2017 3:00 PM Magazine


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Police as an occupying force are ineffective and unsafe more

Aug 29, 2017 12:22 PM Dispatches

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LGTBQ+ people are six times more likely than the rest of the prison population to be sexually assaulted. more

Jun 28, 2017 10:33 AM Dispatches 1 Comments

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A progressive wind is blowing into the D.A.’s office, and none too soon, given the current climate in the courts and in the prisons. more

Jun 26, 2017 10:47 AM Dispatches


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Robbins and Moyers talk about their mutual distress over the current Attorney General’s opposition to bipartisan prison reform. more

May 18, 2017 5:33 PM Dispatches

Filmmaker Jenner Furst talks about the tragedy of our juvenile justice system, and a moment in history to possibly make it right. more

Mar 14, 2017 5:20 PM Dispatches

"Honey, hide the sharp knives." more

Jan 6, 2017 4:52 PM Dispatches

How to challenge those who flout human rights laws? We can challenge the “shameless” by shifting our focus from their actions to the networks of financial enablers and suppliers who equip and sustain them. more

Dec 28, 2016 10:30 AM Dispatches

Wearing anything in Santa red will land you in solitary confinement. It’s a gang color, and a serious violation of prison rules. more

Dec 21, 2016 3:14 PM Op-Eds 1 Comments

A new sheriff in town? The controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff is headed for a high level position in Trump's Department of Homeland Security. Here's why that's not good. more

Dec 1, 2016 4:10 PM Magazine 2 Comments

When disenfranchised people have their dignity and independence restored, the community is better served. more

Nov 22, 2016 4:06 PM Dispatches

When a stomach ache can land you in jail. more

Oct 7, 2016 3:01 PM Magazine

Where to look to understand upheaval in a city I love? more

Aug 17, 2016 4:38 PM Dispatches 1 Comments