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Prosecutors are increasingly reframing overdose deaths as murder. more

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Compared to jail, electronic monitoring with ankle bracelets is said to be a more humane and effective approach—but it’s not so simple. more

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The network trains people to take charge of the narratives around police shootings, and to help communities heal. Cat Brooks describes how it's done. more

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Michael Büker

Over the past twenty-five years, there has been remarkable headway in bringing to justice people accused of mass slaughter, rape as a weapon of war, and crimes against humanity. more

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While much of the media attention on the book focused on Comey’s digs at Trump, there is much more to it. more

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David Mahoney went to the White House last week with a whole bunch of issues to discuss. But President Donald Trump was focused on one thing. more

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Trump's recent attacks on the legitimacy of law enforcement have a history. Take a look at this excerpt from “It’s Even Worse Than You Think: What the Trump Administration Is Doing to America.” more

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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

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

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

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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

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Matt McLoughlin

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

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Ben Feibleman

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

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

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BRAD DUNLEVY

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

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Police as an occupying force are ineffective and unsafe more

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

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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

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

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

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