A unanimous decision by an oft-divided court just affirmed a bedrock principle of American democracy: the government represents everyone.
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Last week, the governor of Virginia ended the disenfranchisement of people convicted of felonies, one of the last groups still denied the right to vote.
Breaking new ground in long-running debates about criminal justice, Nancy Mullane’s Life of the Law podcast embraces a spirit of inclusiveness.
For many incarcerated Asian and Pacific Islanders, prison is often made tougher by the fact that their identity is not always recognized.