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Daniel X. O’Neil

Cook County Illinois’s public defender describes her work providing “a voice for the voiceless.” Read more

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Is a system broken when it works as designed? Read more

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As we experience a cultural shift around sexual assault, there are concrete steps we can take to help survivors. Read more

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A 13-year-old boy spent three months in a juvenile facility – including time in solitary confinement – because he could not pay a $500 fine for skipping school. Read more

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Debra Sweet

Police officials have backed Trump’s recent efforts at criminal justice reform, but where were they when Sessions trashed consent decrees, the most effective method of reforming their own departments? Read more

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Prosecutors are increasingly reframing overdose deaths as murder. Read 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. Read more

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Fibonacci Blue

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. Read 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. Read 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. Read 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. Read 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.” Read 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. Read more

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

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

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

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