Sunday, February 16, 2020

Tag: Recidivism

Three Years After Mike Brown, Ferguson Can...

From top to bottom, America’s criminal justice system is truly in need of full reform — as proven by the millions of Americans currently...

Critics Warn Maryland’s Comprehensive Crime Laws May...

Criminal justice remains a hot topic in Maryland, where lawmakers agree that comprehensive reforms are needed, but they are divided on what shape those...

Two People Granted Clemency by Obama Return...

Two people who were granted clemency by President Barack Obama have returned to prison, highlighting the larger issue of recidivism, the role of clemency...

Clinton’s Crime Bill May Have Blocked Pell...

The White House announced Friday plans to invest millions in education grants and work training programs as part of the Administration's ongoing efforts to...

ACLU Lawsuit Accuses a Washington County of...

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a lawsuit against a Washington county, who they accuse of running a debtor’s prison. The ACLU...

New Study Says the Incarceration of a...

  Prison certainly takes a toll on those who are incarcerated, but families pay a heavy price as well. The $80 billion a year the...

America Is Ripe for Reform as Congress...

American mass incarceration has been a bipartisan effort, brought on by the war on drugs and has bee  particularly harmful to the Black community....

States Looking to Change the Fate of...

In a movement that could have an enormous impact on the Black community, Virginia has joined more than a dozen states that have banned...

California’s Proposition 47 Allows State to Tackle...

California’s new perspective on dealing with crime will allow the state to focus less on punishing petty crimes and more on solving the deeply...