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REPORT: Black Men Sentenced to Substantially Longer Time in Prison Than Whites

Posted by Kenrya Rankin on November 17, 2017 10:08AM EDT

The data suggests that judges’ racial bias is to blame.

READ: Can Progressive Prosecutors Lead Criminal Justice Reform?

Posted by Kenrya Rankin on November 15, 2017 10:32AM EDT

A new article asks if attorneys who are paid to put people in jail can help fix a system that disproportionately locks away Black and Latinx people.

Report: Police Need More Transparent Body-Worn Camera Footage Policies

Posted by Kenrya Rankin on November 14, 2017 5:08PM EDT

A new analysis from The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and Upturn argues that body-worn cameras can hurt people of color when they are not employed to increase accountability.

11 Cities to Provide Free Legal Defense for Immigrants During Deportation Hearings

Posted by Kenrya Rankin on November 13, 2017 4:00PM EDT

A recent study shows that having representation can improve an immigrant’s chances of staying Stateside more than tenfold. A new program from The Vera Institute of Justice aims to give everyone a fair shot.