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US Overdose Database Unveiled, With a Rare View From the County Level

A first-of-its-kind tracker from the San Francisco Chronicle organizes United States drug overdose death data into a unified, searchable database.…

August 23, 2023

LA Will End Most Pre-Trial Detention, Amid US Push to Abolish Cash Bail

On July 18, Los Angeles County announced a plan to drastically reduce its reliance on cash bail. Effective October 1,…

July 19, 2023

Why Private Prisons Are at the Center of a Pennsylvania Prosecutor Race

The involvement of for-profit in managing jails and prisons in one Pennsylvania county could be turned upside down by a…

November 4, 2019