Criminal Justice

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

The fiery Milwaukee Sheriff is more about fightin' words than he is about real law enforcement. 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

As Governor of Virginia, Kaine's desire to have it both ways resulted in a sad case of partial justice. more

Aug 1, 2016 5:43 PM Op-Eds 3 Comments

The United States is the only nation in the world that sentences children to life in prison without parole. more

Jul 28, 2016 2:20 PM Op-Eds 1 Comments

He was shot doing his job—walking a young man with autism back to his group home. more

Jul 21, 2016 4:09 PM Dispatches

"Do we love everybody?" more

Jul 19, 2016 2:46 PM Dispatches

Use yours today! more

Jul 14, 2016 3:36 PM Dispatches

When the United States acts as “global policeman,” we do to other nations what those two officers did to Alton Sterling. more

Jul 7, 2016 3:08 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

The designation was once invoked to censor The Progressive. more

Jul 6, 2016 6:17 PM Dispatches 5 Comments

Madison Police Chief Mike Koval is taking a wait-and-see approach. more

Jun 22, 2016 8:22 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

With a little help from the NRA... more

Jun 16, 2016 2:29 PM Dispatches 2 Comments

Their goal is to pull public resources away from building prisons and toward alternatives that help us build a healthier society. more

Jun 15, 2016 8:44 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

Photo highlights from April, when thousands of demonstrators gathered in the U.S. Capitol to protest for democracy. more

Jun 14, 2016 2:41 PM Magazine

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