criminal justice reform

Clemency so little and late
President Biden.
Picture of Michael ArceneauxMichael Arceneaux

Clemency so little and late

John Oliver explains what really happens in police interrogations
John Oliver
Johnsplaining

John Oliver explains what really happens in police interrogations

Can America's police use pain to make you talk?
An arrest.
Alexa Gervasi

Can America's police use pain to make you talk?

A defense attorney in a society of cops
Ketanji Brown Jackson.
Picture of Noah MillmanNoah Millman

A defense attorney in a society of cops

GOP senator asks Jackson if her 'compassion' could lead to 'bad results'
Thom Tillis
ya big softie

GOP senator asks Jackson if her 'compassion' could lead to 'bad results'

Criminal justice debates turned upside down
Gavels.
Picture of W. James Antle IIIW. James Antle III

Criminal justice debates turned upside down

The inhumanity of 'haunted jails'
Eastern State Penitentiary.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

The inhumanity of 'haunted jails'

Justice Department tentatively embraces body cameras for federal agents
FBI agents execute warrant
About-face

Justice Department tentatively embraces body cameras for federal agents

Trump reportedly thinks Jared Kushner's criminal justice reform act is a 'total dud'
Jared Kushner.
criminal justice reform

Trump reportedly thinks Jared Kushner's criminal justice reform act is a 'total dud'

A bipartisan Pennsylvania bill aims to chip away at the 'perpetual state' of parole violations
Inmate.
criminal justice reform

A bipartisan Pennsylvania bill aims to chip away at the 'perpetual state' of parole violations

Trump signs the bipartisan First Step Act
President Trump signs the First Step Act
criminal justice reform

Trump signs the bipartisan First Step Act

Trump says he supports rewriting prison and sentencing laws
Donald Trump.
criminal justice reform

Trump says he supports rewriting prison and sentencing laws

California just passed two new laws to hold police officers more accountable
Police brutality protest.
criminal justice reform

California just passed two new laws to hold police officers more accountable

Kim Kardashian West is negotiating a presidential pardon with Jared Kushner
Kim Kardashian West.
criminal justice reform

Kim Kardashian West is negotiating a presidential pardon with Jared Kushner

The DOJ says it's unconstitutional to detain people only because they're too poor to make bail
Prisoners in Connecticut
criminal justice reform

The DOJ says it's unconstitutional to detain people only because they're too poor to make bail

Obama commutes the sentences of 61 drug offenders
The president believes in second chances.
criminal justice reform

Obama commutes the sentences of 61 drug offenders

6 states have restored felons' voting rights. Maryland might be the seventh.
A sign points to a polling station
criminal justice reform

6 states have restored felons' voting rights. Maryland might be the seventh.

Cory Booker thinks violent criminals are 'worthy of redemption'
Cory Booker
criminal justice reform

Cory Booker thinks violent criminals are 'worthy of redemption'

69 percent of Americans think we imprison way too many people
Prison
criminal justice reform

69 percent of Americans think we imprison way too many people