Criminal justice reform in the United States

The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate released a list of proposals centered on community-driven initiatives and a reformed justice system.
The proposal aims to cut the nation’s prison population in half and end mandatory minimum sentencing.
The reality star also spoke about a higher education initiative at the facility and filmed footage for a documentary on her criminal justice activism.
The ambitious plan is part of a larger criminal justice reform platform released by the former vice president's 2020 Democratic presidential campaign.
The South Bend mayor's plan, named after abolitionist Fredrick Douglass, aims to tackle systemic racial inequalities across the country.
Kamala Harris and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are pushing to reduce recidivism and homelessness by helping ex-offenders find stable housing.
“Expungement, for the most part, is not done with just a snap of the fingers and all the records go away,” says a criminal justice reform advocate.
Kim K. was back at the White House on Thursday as she continues her criminal justice reform efforts.
The wins show growing liberal support for criminal justice reform.
In an interview with HuffPost, Booker called the 1994 law “awful” and “shameful.”
Nolan, who pleaded guilty to racketeering in the 1990s, became a leading conservative voice for criminal justice reform after a stint in prison.
The 4/20-friendly ice cream brand says marijuana legalization without criminal justice reform is "half baked."
The reality TV star is making a habit of leveraging her celebrity for criminal justice reform.
The New Jersey senator joined a crowded field of Democrats set to challenge Donald Trump for the presidency.
A majority of women in prison are survivors of sexual or physical violence.
Some Republicans refuse to let go of tough-on-crime politics.
Passage of the First Step Act would be a major victory for criminal justice reform advocates, despite opposition from conservatives and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
The senator urged Americans to "stay faithful" in the power of organizing as Congress struggles to pass a bipartisan prison and sentencing reform bill.
Child advocates worry that he will fail to get a juvenile justice bill to the finish line before the year ends.