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Stop Prosecuting Children as Adults

March 26, 2015 | by Luisa Taveras

Approximately 200,000 American youth are tried and incarcerated as adults every year, making the United States the world’s leading jailer of kids.

Grantee Spotlight

How California Is Reducing Its Prison Population

March 24, 2015 | by Leonard Noisette

Lenore Anderson of Californians for Safety and Justice reflects on Prop 47 and the hard work still ahead.

The Selma March and the Challenges Ahead

March 13, 2015 | by Allison Brown

The Selma march showed us how far we’ve come—and how much further we have to go.

The State of Policing in Ferguson and Beyond

March 12, 2015 | by Leonard Noisette

Ferguson is just beginning the hard work of restoring trust between law enforcement and the community it is sworn to serve and protect.

Five Ways to Fix the Ferguson Police Department

March 6, 2015 | by Julie Fernandes

Law enforcement has failed to be a part of, and accountable to, the community that it serves.

Expensive and Immoral: The Case for Sentencing Reform

March 2, 2015 | by Mark Obbie

How can policy makers justify on moral grounds locking people in cages for decades when much shorter sentences would serve the same purpose?

When Training People to Prevent Drug Overdoses, Less Can Be More

March 2, 2015 | by Roxanne Saucier

The best way to teach people who use drugs to inject the anti-overdose medicine naloxone is to keep the lessons quick and to the point.

Changing Places: A Former Prosecutor on the Grand Jury

February 25, 2015 | by James Goldston

After serving on a grand jury in Brooklyn, New York, a former federal prosecutor reflects on the experience, and sees a need for reform.

A Striking Defeat for U.S. Government’s Anti-Prostitution Pledge

February 24, 2015 | by Sebastian Krueger

A U.S. federal court has found that the free speech rights of American public health organizations don’t stop at the border.

Grantee Spotlight

Ending the War on Women

February 24, 2015 | by Nancy Northup

What the Center for Reproductive Rights is doing to stop legislators from undermining a woman’s right to choose.

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