criminal justice reform

Criminal Justice

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

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

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.
VICE Sports Staff
Criminal Justice

Trump to meet with prison reform expert Kim Kardashian at the White House

Kardashian is making the case for a great-grandma doing a life sentence for a first-time drug offense.
Christianna Silva
Meek Mill

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.
Malcolm Jenkins
Meek Mill

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.
Sean Newell
Rise Up

'Vice' on HBO Tackles Criminal Justice Reform and Youth Incarceration

Here's how you can help at risk youth from becoming an incarceration statistic.
Impact Staff
Rise Up

Ex-Juvenile Detainees Get Job Training and a Second Chance at This Dallas Restaurant

Dropping recidivism rates, one new job at a time.
Eric Kingrea
Rise Up

A Safe Housing Space for Formerly Incarcerated Women Faces Opposition from Lawmakers and Neighbors

Topeka Sam's Hope House is an invaluable resource for lowering incarceration rates but needs help to keep the doors open in the face of hostility.
Emily Weitz
Rise Up

America's Broken Cash Bail System is Criminal Justice Gone Terribly Wrong

Across the country, legislators acknowledge that the bail bonds unfairly targets poor people and people of color. Now some states are taking steps to change.
Kimberly Lawson
Rise Up

These Are the 5 States Most Likely to Legalize Weed in 2018

Jeff Sessions hates weed, but he can't stop these states from making it legal.
Katelyn Harrop

Adopting Denmark's Unorthodox Prison System Could Benefit Ex-Offenders in America

Some Scandinavian detainees live and work like regular citizens despite criminal convictions. Would so-called 'open prisons' work in the US?
Alexis Chemblette
Criminal Justice

This GOP senator thinks Jeff Sessions is totally wrong about crime

Republican Sen. Mike Lee of Utah is fighting against an attorney general from his own party.  
Evan McMorris-Santoro