Criminal Justice & Incarceration Society

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"At a certain point, then, sentencing reforms for nonviolent offenders will reach a natural limit, and we'll confront a very different set of questions. Should Read More

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"Ferguson officials repeatedly behaved as if their priority is not improving public safety or protecting the rights of residents, but maximizing the revenue that flows Read More

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" On Page 5 of a credit card contract used by American Express, beneath an explainer on interest rates and late fees, past the details Read More

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" Mr. Robertson was one of the 264 vendors in booths at the Indiana Convention Center for what is essentially a trade show of the Read More

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"The shooting looked back. But that is when the professor is at his best. A black motorist, pulled to the side of the road for Read More

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" Dominick Torrence, who has lived in [Baltimore] all his life, has a long rap sheet for dealing drugs but no history of violene. So Read More

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The city legislation does not address the underlying problems that caused the homes to multiply, such as the homelessness crisis and the lack of housing Read More

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" The lawsuit against Alexander City describes how in a town where almost 30 percent of the population lives below the poverty line, hundreds of impoverished Read More

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"When you cross into the New Orleans suburb of Gretna, Louisiana, over the Crescent City Connection bridge there is no sign that says, “Welcome to Read More

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"In what The Guardian has called a “judicial catastrophe” of epic proportions, the FBI and Justice Department have admitted that in over 95 percent of trials revisited in Read More

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Prisons don't have the funds or resources to provide adequate health care for detainees. Bryan Monnin at the Spokane County Jail had to wait 40 Read More

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Too many times in the US there are both children and adults facing jail time without adequate constitutional protection and right to counsel. The result Read More

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In Washington, formerly incarcerated men and women face massive debts – some people will come out of prison with $14,000 in fines and fees. Those Read More

Categories:  'Criminal Justice & Incarceration Society'   'Racial Inequality'  

Visitors to the St Peter's Cemetery in St. Louis County, MO, where 18-year-old Michael Brown was buried in 2014, will find that he is one of Read More

Categories:  'Criminal Justice & Incarceration Society'   'Gender Inequality'  

In recent years, in jurisdictions across the country, investigators and private citizens have brought attention to enormous backlogs of untested rape kits. A rape kit Read More

Categories:  'Criminal Justice & Incarceration Society'   'Health Care - The Effects of Lacking Coverage'  

While police violence is often framed as a racial phenomenon, an expression of systematic racism, race doesn't tell the whole story – ableism and inadequate Read More

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Prisons are set in isolated locations far from prisoners’ families. Prisoners can be transfered out of state. Towns like Dannemora become “ company towns” where Read More

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The FBI and other investigative agencies are permitted to put forth pseudoscientific forensic techniques as evidence in criminal trials. Numerous forensic techniques have no basis in science Defendants Read More

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Moral and legal questions arise when we do not provide necessary care for prisoners. When citizens are incarcerated the public assumes responsibility for their health Read More

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Juveniles accused of crimes in many states are not given the chance to meet a court-appointed attorney until the day of the trial. Juveniles are Read More

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Municipalities such as Ferguson Missouri use Fines and Forfeitures as a source of revenue turning the justice system into an arbitrary method of taxation. “effectively Read More