criminal justice

Illinois Moves to End Cash Bail, Reform Pretrial Procedures

A landmark criminal justice reform bill in Illinois will not only end cash bail within the state, but overhaul its…

March 2, 2021

William Barr, Exiting, Quietly Guts Federal Court Oversight of Police

Less than two weeks before former US Attorney General William Barr announced his resignation on December 14, the top cop…

December 29, 2020

“A Perfect Example of Targeting”—Marijuana Injustice in Southeast Brooklyn

For two years in a row now, political efforts to legalize marijuana in the state of New York have gone…

October 15, 2020

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