Jonathan Blanks

Is Police Reform Possible?

Can the Police Really Change?

The answer is, they must—or risk the full destruction of their credibility.

Crime and Misdemeanors

Even minor offenses like failure to pay parking tickets lead to abusive treatment of millions of Americans.

Criminally Confidential

In reforming our criminal justice system, we must pay greater attention to one oft-neglected issue: the distorted use of criminal informants.

Beyond Mass Incarceration

How the deleterious effects of the drug wars go far beyond just those who end up in prison, from stop-and-frisk to the use of police informants.