Being poor shouldn’t be a crime. New guidelines direct judges to make sure it isn’t.
James Burns Chose to Go Back Into Solitary Confinement for 30 Days, and He Livestreamed His Experience to Show the World Its Cruelty
James Burns suffered through solitary confinement as a young man. He went back between the walls to push for its abolition.
In Stunning Reversal, Law Enforcement, Military, and Security Advisors Urge Homeland Security to Shift Away from Private Prisons
With people’s lives hanging in the balance, DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson should move quickly to reduce for-profit detention.
Over three decades in prison my son has become a new man. If parole isn’t for him, then parole has to change.
It’s Time to Decriminalize Personal Drug Use and Possession. Basic Rights and Public Health Demand It.
When it comes to personal drug possession, the scales of justice are out of balance and need recalibration now.
The evidence is horrific and overwhelming: DHS must phase out the use of private prisons for immigration detention now.
A scathing report from the Justice Department's watchdog calls for “better oversight” of private prisons. That’s not enough.
To Make Black Lives Matter, We Must Tear Down the Case Law that Gave Police the Power to Stop, Search, and Abuse
Police reform will go only so far unless we take the movement to the courtroom and resuscitate the Fourth Amendment.
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