Prisons

Nika Knight, staff writer
Larry Krasner, the most progressive candidate in Philadelphia's seven-way Democratic primary election for District Attorney, won the race Tuesday in what supporters call "a revolution." Krasner ran on an unprecedented campaign to end mass incarceration and stand up for people's civil rights and liberties. "This changes the game across the country...
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...
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...