The governor has rolled back bail reform, not released enough prisoners during the pandemic, and failed to rein in police abuses, advocates and prisoners say.
As the potential demise of Roe v. Wade looms, past and current prosecutions of pregnant women illustrate what lies ahead.
A little-known New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision policy has limited access to books in at least nine prisons for years.
Faith Johnson’s recent indictment of a Mesquite police officer for shooting an innocent man follows years of work by community activists.
A new report from The Sentencing Project offers a blueprint for putting an end to a deadly epidemic.
Alameda County Superior Court reversed license suspensions for 54,000 people who were punished for their inability to pay fines.
Fifteen men had their tainted convictions vacated by State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s office, but this isn’t the norm when it comes to prosecutors.
The five states that have done away with commercial bond outlets still struggle with inequity when it comes to cash bail.
A new project chronicles the myriad alternative visions of justice taking place in the U.S. and Canada.
“I always thought there had to be some sweet spot between 15 months and forever.”
A new app seeks to liberate people from more than “liberal malaise.”
A pattern of scandals, misconduct, and federal reversals seem to plague the state’s district attorneys.
Community members are cautiously optimistic, but wary of the program’s emergence during election season.
A Louisiana man’s request for a “lawyer dog” was deemed unclear by the state’s Supreme Court.
A law that results in disproportionate arrests and prosecutions of black and Latino New Yorkers will stand.
Alameda and Santa Clara County jail detainees round out the first week of a hunger strike for better conditions.
A movement to oust Cyrus Vance gains steam.
“You look like a cold-blooded monster.”