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Cory Booker Sidesteps Debate Over Letting Prisoners Vote, Calls It 'Frustrating'
“My focus is tearing down the system of mass incarceration," the Democratic candidate said, so fewer people are behind bars.
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Georgia Church, T.I. And Scrapp Deleon Post Bail For Nonviolent Offenders
New Birth Missionary Baptist Church partnered with the rapper and the TV personality to raise enough money to bail out 23 nonviolent offenders.
Kamala Harris: Young Men Jailed For Drugs Should Be ‘First In Line’ For Marijuana Jobs
The 2020 candidate was speaking at a presidential forum in Texas focused on women of color.
Elizabeth Warren Reiterates Support For Marijuana Legalization
"If we talk about criminal justice reform, we need to start with the things we make illegal," the senator and presidential candidate said at a CNN town hall.
Man Injured In Nipsey Hussle Shooting Released From Jail
Kerry Lathan was arrested earlier this month and accused of violating his parole.
Barbering Behind Bars: Using A Community Cornerstone For Criminal Justice Reform
A county jail in North Carolina has launched a program to teach detained teen boys about the art of barbering.
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Kim Kardashian Tells Vogue That She's Studying To Become A Lawyer
The reality TV star talked about law, Trump and Kanye's politics in the newest issue of Vogue.
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Joe Biden's Proudest Achievement Looks A Lot More Complicated In 2020
Twenty-five years after the Violence Against Women Act, some ask if it took the right approach.
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More California Counties Wiping Out Old Marijuana Convictions
Around 54,000 marijuana convictions in Los Angeles and San Joaquin counties are eligible to be expunged.
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Florida Lawmakers Move To Block People With Court Debts From Voting
A bill in the legislature makes it too difficult for people to become eligible to vote, according to voting rights advocates.
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Cory Booker 'Really Ticked Off' About Paul Manafort's Sentence
"One of my friends says we have a criminal justice system that treats you better if you're rich and guilty than if you're poor and innocent."
She Got 5 Years For Voting Illegally Once. Paul Manafort Got Less Time For Years Of Cons.
"What I would like is for Trump to review my situation and Pardon me," wrote Texas prisoner Crystal Mason.
Colbert And Corden On Manafort Sentence
Here’s how the late-night comedians reacted to the news Trump associate Paul Manafort received a fraction of the prison sentence that prosecutors had hoped for.
Late-Night On Manafort’s Light Sentence
Here’s how Stephen Colbert and James Corden dissected former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort’s surprisingly lenient prison sentence.
GOP’S Gaetz Threatens Cohen
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) denied that his tweet, in which he seemed to warn Michael Cohen he would reveal details of an extramarital affair, counts as witness tampering.
Jussie Smollett Arrested
Actor Jussie Smollett has arrested for filing a false police report in connection to his claim that he was the victim of a homophobic and racist assault.
Paul Manafort Broke Plea Deal By Lying To Mueller
Paul Manafort now faces a much tougher prison sentence after his plea deal was revoked for lying to Mueller.
This Man Forgave His Son’s Killer And Advocated For His Parole
After the initial shock of his son's death subsided, Azim realized that there are victims on both sides of the gun.
Donald Trump On NFL Protests: 'I Took Care Of' Criminal Justice Reform
"A lot of people in the NFL have been calling and thanking me for it," the president said in a CBS interview.
Kamala Harris Kicks Off Her 2020 Campaign With Vow To Fight 'For The People'
The California senator, who has faced scrutiny over her record as a prosecutor, officially launched her presidential campaign in Oakland.
Kamala Harris: 'I Take Full Responsibility' For Decisions I Made As A Prosecutor
The new presidential candidate has faced criticism from some on the left over her record as a district attorney and California's attorney general.
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Prosecute Donald Trump To The Full Extent Of The Law
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Because letting elites off the hook for their crimes is how we got a President Trump in the first place.
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Senate Passes Criminal Justice Reform Bill
While it does not go as far as proponents would like, the bill is the most sweeping prison reform agreement that Congress has passed in decades.
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Nearly Half Of U.S. Adults Have Had An Incarcerated Family Member: Report
And black adults were three times as likely as white ones to have close family in jail or prison for over a year, per a study from Cornell University and Fwd.us.
Jared Kushner Calls U.S. Criminal Justice System The 'Best In The World.' It's Not.
One popular ranking places it at 20th, behind nations including Finland, Japan and the United Arab Emirates.
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Mitch McConnell Will Let Senate Vote On Criminal Justice Bill
The Senate leader is really upset, though, that lawmakers may have to be in Washington between Christmas and the new year.
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