Beyond shrinking our overly expanded incarcerated population, bail reform would boost the United States’ stagnating income mobility by reforming a system that traps the poor in poverty.
Some people deserve to die for brutally and intentionally murdering innocents. If that’s right, then justice requires capital punishment.
America needs criminal justice reform, particularly to reduce the obstacles facing those reentering society. People who have served their time deserve a second chance in life.
Improvements like body cameras and independent police auditors are steps in the right direction, but none of those reforms gets at the source of the problem, which is our criminal traffic laws.
Despite racial disagreement on the way police interact with their communities, no demographic is ‘anti-cop’—and a majority agrees on needed reforms.
It took a unique combination of distrust, arrogance, and prosecutorial blunders to lead the Malheur occupiers to get away with their crimes.
New details suggest the methods Hillary Rodham used to maneuver around procedural norms in the Kathy Shelton rape case bear striking similarities to her actions in her email scandal.
Sometimes a show is so finely acted and technically well-crafted that you overlook its many other flaws. ‘The Night Of’ is one of those shows.
Alexis de Tocqueville originally visited America to study its prison system. Certain patterns he observed influence the current, critical state of our criminal justice system.
While increasing penalties against those who kill or injure cops can help protect the men and women who protect us, new hate crime laws are a poor way to achieve that goal.
At this moment conservatives should be looking for common ground and viable solutions, not radioactive buttons to push.
We should get better data than that used by leftist groups and talk policy specifics before we spring for massive changes to federal criminal law.
Congress’ misguided criminal justice priorities have allowed thousands of violent criminals to escape punishment, and denied justice to their victims.
PBS’s new ‘Mercy Street’ brings complicated, thoughtful historical drama back to the United States.
Yes, the U.S. prison population has greatly expanded. And Bernie Sanders is part of the reason for that.
Capsizing people’s lives before they are proven guilty is unfair. But our bail system often makes it happen.
Fiscally sound policies can be humane. Just look at Georgia, where prison populations are down after initial justice reform.
One percent of the U.S. population is behind bars. We can do better than our current criminal justice system. And the Right is leading the way.
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