criminal injustice

Is the “Progressive Prosecutor” Movement on Its Last Legs?

Once upon a time, Milwaukee elected Frank Zeidler, the last socialist mayor of a major American city. His last term…

May 20, 2022

“No Evidence” Higher Incarceration Rates Reduce Fears of Crime

A population that perceives itself at the top of the pile soon becomes fearful, runs one theory, because the only…

May 3, 2022

Biden’s Clemency Announcement Falls Far Short

On April 26, President Joe Biden announced that he was using his clemency powers to pardon three people and commute…

April 27, 2022

Voting Begins on Marijuana Decrim, No-Knock Warrants Ban in Austin

Early voting kicked off in Austin, Texas on April 25, giving voters a chance to decide on a local initiative…

April 25, 2022

Sen. Hawley’s Bid to Make Federal Sentencing Guidelines Mandatory

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s elevation to the Supreme Court from the DC Circuit was confirmed earlier this month. She’ll be…

April 22, 2022

Maine Set to Make Its Good Samaritan Law the “Strongest in the Nation”

On April 20, harm reduction advocates in Maine reached a deal with Democratic Governor Janet Mills to expand the state’s…

April 21, 2022

FL State Attorney Launches Pilot to Stop “Traumatic” Misdemeanor Arrests

Florida’s Ninth Judicial Circuit has just implemented its first-ever Adult Civil Citation program—a 90-day pilot that will divert people detained…

April 20, 2022

NY Activists Rally to Defend SCS, Decriminalize Buprenorphine

On April 7, activists rallied across New York state to demand that politicians take straightforward steps toward ending the overdose…

April 8, 2022

How Exactly Are Tablets Supposed to Solve Georgia’s Prisons Crisis?

On January 19, Georgia Department of Corrections Commissioner Timothy Ward deflected questions from the public about the department's understaffing crisis…

April 6, 2022

ICE to Stop Holding Immigrants at Infamous Alabama Jail

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced on March 25 that it will stop detaining immigrants at the Etowah County Jail…

March 31, 2022