"In 2014, the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice carried out an analysis that compared five states that implemented major marijuana reforms, either through legalization or decriminalization, over … [Read More...]
How do you define solitary confinement? That question is at the core of a California debate over ending the practice in state- and county-run juvenile detention facilities, which are estimated to … [Read More...]
What comes after mass incarceration? Local incarceration.
Indio, California – In this desert city halfway between Los Angeles and the Arizona border, a small monument to the state’s prison downsizing … [Read More...]
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I spent part of the long July 4 weekend enjoying a collection of essay-length book reviews by the highly-regarded historian, Edmund S. Morgan. Morgan, who died a couple … [Read More...]
Homicides, robberies and overall violent crimes fell statewide in 2014 to levels not seen in decades, according to a Department of Justice report released Wednesday.
The 1,697 killings last year … [Read More...]
A Conversation with Activist and Artist Patrisse Cullors
As the nation mourned the deaths of nine murdered at Emanuel AME Church last week, the Black Lives Matter movement held its first national … [Read More...]