criminal justice

Jeff Sessions Just Doesn’t Care

The motivation behind Sessions's minimum sentencing policy is simply punishment for punishment's sake.

By Roy L. Austin, Jr. Myesha K. Braden

Requiem for a Sane Immigration Policy

History shows that increased immigration enforcement has often had unintended consequences, ones these laws are supposedly there to prevent.

By Jonathan Blanks

Why Police Still Need Monitoring

And what Attorney General Jeff Sessions doesn't get about the great achievements of the DOJ he is inheriting.

By Roy L. Austin, Jr.

A Prison Education

The need for education inside our justice system is real. Thankfully, a prison writing program in South Florida is leading the way.

By Kathie Klarreich

A Mistake That Lasts a Lifetime

Barriers to occupational licenses for those with even minor arrest or conviction records cast an unnecessarily long shadow.

By Beth Avery