Criminal Justice

Kenny Stancil, staff writer
Marijuana legalization advocates and members of community groups attend a rally against marijuana arrests in front of One Police Plaza on June 13, 2012 in New York City. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
"We are urging the administration to abandon criminalization as a means to address substance use, and instead ensure universal access to equitable evidence-based solutions rooted in racial and economic justice and compassion."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Prosecutors in Kenosha, Wisconsin are seeking modification of alleged killer Kyle Rittenhouse's bond after he was seen drinking in a bar with apparent supporters of the Proud Boys on January 5, 2021. (Photo: Kenosha County DA)
"The defendant's continued association with members of a group that prides...
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
"When a big bill like this comes together, your job as a lawmaker is to try to get as many of your legislative and funding priorities into the text as possible," said Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.). (Photo: Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)
"These types of decisions should never be made in closed-door negotiations...