Articles in law & justice tagged with crime-and-prison

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Tracey L. Meares

Policing as we know it must be abolished before it can be transformed.

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Tracey L. Meares Vesla M. Weaver

Is policing a public good gone bad?

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Lauren Carasik

Public safety is precisely why sanctuary cities are a good idea.

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Robert T. Chase

A historian uncovered an archive of massacre at Attica—only to have the records disappear.

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Kelly Lytle Hernández

Throughout the twentieth century, bipartisan consensus was that black youth were latent criminals in need of abundant policing.

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Christopher Petrella

The DOJ says it will stop using private prisons. The truth is more complicated.

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Donna Murch

Debt still sends many people—especially black people—to jail.

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Henry Ace Knight

After fourteen years, Mohamedou Ould Slahi may finally have a chance at freedom.

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Judith Levine

Rapists should be held accountable. But is more incarceration the best way?

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Christopher Petrella

White supremacy and the birth of the modern Democratic Party.