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5 Steps You Can Take Before the Election to Promote Criminal Justice Reform

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A PDF OF THESE 5 STEPS The criminal justice system is …

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The Crime Report Print Interview

Conversation with Isidoro Rodriguez of The Crime Report: Your Criminal Justice Network from the Center …

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The Death Penalty Is Racist: Now Is the Perfect Time to Abolish It Once and For All

Julius Jones has spent the last 20 years on Oklahoma’s death row for a murder …

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Two Suspicious Deaths by Hangings of Black Men in California

Robert Fuller, a twenty-four-year old black man, was found on June 10th, hanging from a …

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Don’t Forget the Prosecutors in Talking About Police Reform

Millions of Americans have now watched the stomach-turning scene over and over: George Floyd handcuffed, …

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Another Innocent Man Executed?

Walter “Arkie” Barton is scheduled to be executed by the State of Missouri on Tuesday, …

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Binge Watching? What “How to Fix a Drug Scandal” Teaches Us About Criminal Justice Reform

The criminal justice system abounds with inequities. Today’s news headlines are full of stories about …

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Texas, the Coronavirus, Wrongful Convictions, and Prisons (Austin Statesman)

Rosa Jimenez, a mother with Stage 4 Kidney Disease, was already supposed to be released …

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New Jersey’s Prisons and the Coronavirus

New Jersey just took a major step toward protecting the public from the coronavirus.  It …

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The Death Penalty Lottery

Colorado’s Governor Jared Polis has announced he will sign a state bill to abolish capital …

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Nineteen Prison Deaths in Two Months

This past Wednesday, Omar Beard died in a Mississippi prison of “natural causes.” He was …

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What Impeachment and Voting Bans Have in Common: The Fear of Too Much Truth

           I’ve been thinking a lot about the Republican Senate’s decision to close the impeachment trial …

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My Speech About Felony Disenfranchisement at the 2020 Official NYC Women’s March in Foley Square

It’s 2020. In 1920 – just 100 years ago — the 19th Amendment was ratified …

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Four Steps You Can Take Right Now to End Felony Disenfranchisement

Step One: Learn about felony disenfranchisement. An informed electorate is a powerful electorate. The Sentencing …

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Top 10 Criminal Justice Wish List for 2020

This past year brought glimmers of hope for criminal justice reformers, from the decision to …

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When the Wrongly Convicted Plead Guilty for Freedom

Elvis Brooks spent forty-two years in a Louisiana prison — nearly two-thirds of his life …

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