Jennifer Turner is the Human Rights Researcher in the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)’s Human Rights Program.
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Sunday, September 27, 2015
The Fight Against Mass Incarceration Goes Global
Next week, the U.N. Human Rights Council will formally adopt the first-ever U.N. report on mass incarceration . In this groundbreaking report, the U.N. high commissioner for human rights brings global attention to the root causes of overincarceration and overcrowding in prisons. A draft resolution...
Saturday, December 21, 2013
Finally Headed Home
Jason Hernandez says he is still shaking from the news that he will be released from prison in five years. Thursday, his life without parole sentence was commuted to 20 years.