President-elect Joe Biden will face pressure when he takes office to make swift changes to the Department of Justice.
By Candice Norwood, Daniel Bush
Democrats in the House and Senate will introduce a joint resolution Wednesday aimed at amending the 13th Amendment.
By Aaron Morrison, Associated Press
Mixing art with criminal justice has become increasingly common in the U.S. The work often tackles complex subjects of redemption and reform. Jeffrey Brown traveled to Philadelphia to explore a program that brought art to an unexpected part of the…
By Jeffrey Brown, Sam Lane, Lena I. Jackson
A coalition of Christian groups including the Church of God in Christ and the National Association of Evangelicals is launching a new criminal justice reform push that seeks to rally believers behind policing changes grounded in biblical principles.
By Elana Schor, Associated Press
Biden will accept the Democratic presidential nomination in a live speech Thursday night, but he’ll be seen and heard every night of the convention in some form.
By Olga R. Rodriguez, Associated Press
San Francisco police will stop making public the mug shots of people who have been arrested unless they pose a threat to the public, as part of an effort to stop perpetuating racial stereotypes, the city's police chief announced Wednesday.
The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the unrest that has followed has again put the spotlight on how police officers are prosecuted and how the justice system addresses racial bias and inequality. Kimberly Gardner, the top prosecutor in…
By Joanne Jennings, Bryn Stole
For decades, Louisiana incarcerated more people per-capita than anywhere else on Earth, and more than half of the state's inmates are now held in sheriff-run jails. But a major overhaul to Louisiana's criminal justice system is shifting the focus to…
"American Prison" author Shane Bauer highlights a few key moments in the history of prison-as-profit in America, drawing from research he conducted for the book.
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