criminal justice reform

9.9.19

The President of the United States Is Feuding with Chrissy Teigen Because That's Just How We Live Now

She called him a "pussy ass bitch" after he called her a "foul mouthed wife."

8.20.19

Sanders and Warren Left Sex Workers Out of Their Criminal Justice Plans

It's a glaring omission from the 2020 frontrunners, advocates say.

11.27.18

What Inmates Are Saying About Trump's Plan to Shorten Prison Sentences

“They give us hope and they take it away.”

7.24.18

You Aren't Listening to Malcolm Jenkins

The two-time Super Bowl winner is making the most of his platform because as American citizens, we're all accountable for what's going on in our country. It's time to hear him out and take action.

5.10.18

Meek Mill and Philadelphia Show Us the Path Forward to Criminal Justice Reform

Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins writes that the recent election of a progressive district attorney in Philadelphia has demonstrated how we can take action against systemic inequities.

4.24.18

Meek Mill is Free and Likely Going to Sixers-Heat Game 5

A Pennsylvania State supreme court ordered the rapper released after 5 months after violating parole on decade-old drug and gun conviction.

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4.18.17

Louisiana Is Trying to Fix Its Uniquely Terrible Justice System

Tough-talking lawmen aren't high on the idea, but the high cost of being the world capital of mass incarceration could force actual change.

3.31.17

New York Is Getting Serious About Closing the Hellish Jail on Rikers Island

After decades of brutal incidents in the notorious jail complex, reformers are getting closer to the ultimate prize.

1.26.17

How Solitary Confinement Haunts Me, Five Years After My Release

After getting busted for heroin, I spent a brief amount of time in solitary confinement. It changed my life forever.

1.19.17

Why I Rejected President Obama's Clemency Offer

Arnold Ray Jones is doing time for crack, but despite getting an offer of early release from the White House, he's high on Trump.

9.1.16

How California Is Giving People with Criminal Records a Second Chance

A 2014 vote opened the door for ex-felons to clear their names in a state with a legacy of harsh crime laws. Despite a spike in some offenses since, California is poised to push ahead with criminal justice reform.

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