Crime

Boudin and the Complexity of Reform Politics

Despite the Chesa Boudin recall making national headlines, states will likely continue experimenting with approaches to their area-specific problems. Criminal justice reform in our highly decentralized system isn't over. 

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.

The War on Drugs Has Made Policing More Violent

What can be done to curb the excessive and, sometimes, predatory policing that has emerged from the Drug War?

By Jonathan Blanks

A 20-Year Maximum for Prison Sentences

By Marc Mauer

Police Reform in Baltimore and Beyond

What academic research tell us about protests and police reform.

By Nathan Pippenger