Tuesday, June 27, 2017
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Long Overdue: Rikers Island, America’s Most Notorious...

Rikers Island is closing. Although it will not happen overnight and will likely take years to accomplish, the behemoth complex of jails known for...

Racial Bias Results In Blacks, Latinos Being...

In a nation that is governed by racial biases and the criminalization of Blackness, so is the U.S. system of mass incarceration governed through...

Supreme Court Decision on Juvenile Life Sentences,...

In the area of juvenile justice, the week has been pivotal in protecting the rights and humanity of young prisoners, with an important ruling...

Land of the Free? Innocent Black Men...

Black men are still treated like slaves—over-policed, over-monitored, criminalized and punished for offenses they did not commit, or crimes that are not offenses when...

President Obama’s Review of Solitary Confinement Signals Possible...

As a part of his new push for reform and an overhaul of the criminal justice system, President Obama has taken an interest in...

U.S. Won’t Allow UN Torture Investigator Inside...

In a stunning display of geopolitical hypocrisy, the United States won't allow the United Nations special investigator on torture to inspect prisons in the U.S. or interview...