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Jeffery Robinson

Jeffery Robinson

Jeffery Robinson is a Deputy Legal Director and the Director of the Center for Justice, which houses the ACLU’s work on criminal justice and reform issues.

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Bold and Visionary: A Criminal Justice To-Do List for the New Administration

Biden and Harris have a mandate from the electorate to fight against mass incarceration, and it's past time to tackle this crisis.

Udi Ofer ·


This Fourth of July, Time To Tell the Truth About the Confederacy and Its Symbols

The decision to retire the Mississippi state flag is not erasing history, it is telling the truth about it.

Jeffery Robinson ·


Will North Carolina's Supreme Court Allow Racism to Remain a Persistent Factor in its Death Penalty?

Data shows that racial bias in state’s death penalty is systematic—not the work of a few isolated bad actors.

Jeffery Robinson ·


'Should the Boston Bomber Be Able to Vote?' A Provocative Question. And the Wrong One.

On the racist roots of denying incarcerated people their right to vote

Jeffery Robinson ·


America Was in the Business of Separating Families Long Before Trump

The true story is that the United States has a well-documented history of breaking up non-white families

Jeffery Robinson ·


Martin Luther King Stood Up For More Than Love

King's Poor People’s Campaign addresed human rights around the world.

Jeffery Robinson ·


John Kelly's Dangerous Ignorance of the Civil War Reflects the Views of His Boss

Kelly's narrative is meant to avoid the ugly truth that Americans were willing to kill American soldiers and to die to preserve the right to own other humans.

Jeffery Robinson ·


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