Justice System

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"Too much progress has been made in recent years for supporters of reform to take their foot off the gas now," said Inimai Chettiar, director of the Brennan Center's Justice Program. "It won't be easy, especially with [Attorney General Jeff] Sessions as the nation's top cop, but he increasingly stands alone." (Photo: Derek Goulet/cc/flickr)
As President Donald Trump was vowing to "restore law and order," long understood to mean heightened police activity and mass incarceration, advocates of criminal justice reform on Monday published an alternative blueprint that would reduce crime and protect police—all while upholding individual rights and reducing the prison population. Trump made...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Protest outside the Department of Justice. (Photo: Mike Maguire/cc/flickr)
In a bid to revive the failed War on Drugs, Attorney General Jeff Sessions...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Protesters gather outside the Arkansas Capitol building on April 14, 2017, in Little Rock, Ark. (Photo: AP/Kelly P. Kissel)
The government of Arkansas concluded its controversial and unprecedented...