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Granting mercy is among humanity’s hardest tasks.
Runner-up for the John Jay/H. F. Guggenheim Prize for Excellence in Criminal Justice Reporting.
Participatory Innovation in Unlikely Places.
Albert W. Dzur
Rodney Stanberry with his son Trevon, shortly before Rodney was sent to prison.
A new report by Human Rights Watch is calling attention to the effect of sex offender registrations
The truth about America's broken criminal justice system is significantly more interesting than scriptwriters’ fiction.
Uruguay’s government may soon be the first in the world to produce and distribute pot.
Juries hear only 4 percent of criminal trials in America. Their decline has fostered radical punitiveness, but reforms and novel institutions are breathing new life into the jury and civic participation more broadly.
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What do you think of the president's comments? Has he invited
Daniel Evans Pritchard
At the rally for Trayvon Martin in Boston last night, one speaker earned a raucous applause for
Photo: Courtesy of Herman's House
Alongside the death penalty, we have invented a new form
The philosophy of personal responsibility has ruined criminal justice and economic policy. It's time to move past blame.
Barbara H. Fried
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Samuel Clowes Huneke
Alexis Pauline Gumbs
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