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As we learned from Al Capone, just because the government is unable to charge you with being a mobster, doesn’t mean you’re not a mobster. Read more

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Unless and until Assange’s prosecution is dismissed, no publication will be safe from the Administration’s vengeance and overreach. Read more

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Behind the stats about incarceration rates, lies a basic structure of law that accommodates white people. What better place to host the 2020 Dem convention? Read more

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"I will faithfully stay totally exonerated by telling Congress to go to hell!" Read more

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Virginia juvenile justice advocates envision a correctional system not about police and prisons but about stability, families, and a continuum of care. Read more

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The truth is less dramatic, but more sordid. Read more

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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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