As Trump Departs, Some Democrats May Seek Cover to Maintain Ties with ICE
Officials in a New Jersey county voted last week to renew a lucrative contract with ICE and continue detaining immigrants.
Daniel Nichanian Dec 04, 2020
Four States Just Legalized Marijuana
New wins for cannabis reform in Arizona, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota.
Kaila Philo Nov 04, 2020
COVID-19 Stalls Efforts to Help People with Felony Convictions Register to Vote
In states that restored people’s voting rights, many public agencies aren’t doing enough to assist, and the pandemic slowed grassroots plans to pick up the slack.
Stephanie Wykstra May 28, 2020
New Jersey Attorney General Bans ICE’s 287(g) Program
Gurbir Grewal terminated existing 287(g) contracts. But immigrants will continue to be treated differently.
Daniel Nichanian Oct 04, 2019
Criminal Justice Reform in the States: July 19, 2019 edition
Legislative Roundup: New Jersey adopts rare restrictions on solitary confinement, Missouri reform will cut prison population, and more
Daniel Nichanian Jul 19, 2019
Clock is Ticking to Fix Prison Gerrymandering
With redistricting fast approaching, Nevada and Washington end prison gerrymandering, but reforms stall elsewhere.
Daniel Nichanian Jul 03, 2019
Why New Jersey’s Sheriff Elections Matter
Eleven New Jersey counties vote for their sheriff this year. These elections could shape immigration policy, law enforcement, and jail conditions.
Daniel Nichanian Apr 11, 2019
Advocates Make Case for How Marijuana Legalization Should Tackle Equity
State advocates demand that politicians be more attentive to confronting the harm that marijuana prohibition has caused.
Daniel Nichanian Jan 25, 2019
How Do New Jersey Counties Still Partner with ICE?
New Jersey attorney general limits local cooperation with ICE, postpones some decisions.
Daniel Nichanian Dec 06, 2018