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The House Tells Sessions’ Justice Department It Will Not Stand for Civil Asset Forfeiture

In a bipartisan vote, the House voted to rein in Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ resurrection of abusive forfeiture rules.

By Kanya Bennett
September 13, 2017

We Must Remove Shrines to White Supremacy From Public Property

Shrines to white supremacy and racial violence denigrate my existence and that of millions of North Carolinians.

By Karen Anderson
August 17, 2017

As We Remember the Militarized Response to the Ferguson Uprising, Trump Says Civilian Police Are Making ‘Good Use’ of Military Weapons

President Trump continues to applaud a Pentagon program that outfits American peace officers with weapons of war.

By Kanya Bennett
August 8, 2017

Across America, The Single Most Powerful Person in Local Criminal Justice Systems Operates With Near Impunity

Unchecked prosecutorial power has been a major contributor to mass incarceration, but voters have the power to change that.

By Taylor Pendergrass
August 2, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Speaks in Code. Here’s What He’s Really Saying.

When Jeff Sessions talks about the “war on drugs” or “tough on crime” policies, he’s engaging in double speak.

By Jeffery Robinson
July 25, 2017

Jeff Sessions Is Aiding and Abetting Police Departments Who Want to Seize Property of People Convicted of No Crime

The attorney general has provided police who do not like their state forfeiture laws with a loophole to police for profit.

By Kanya Bennett
July 19, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Once Again Shows His Contempt for Transparency

Jeff Sessions was supposed to disclose a form that listed his contacts with foreign governments. His response was outrageous.

By Christopher Anders
July 13, 2017

A Small Town in Pennsylvania Is Treading on This Naval Officer’s First Amendment Rights

The ACLU of Pennsylvania defends a naval officer’s right to honor his fallen comrades by broadcasting taps every night.

By Witold Walczak
July 10, 2017

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