All posts tagged "Criminal Justice System"
How Many Prosecutors Do YOU Think Are White?
White male prosecutors overwhelmingly choose federal charges for black defendants
Columbia University Backs Away From Private Prisons: We Should Follow Its Lead
Columbia is the first university to make this move.
Josh Duggar is Not an Exception: On Rape Culture in the U.S.
Josh Duggar's actions and treatment by the media aren't an exception -- they are proof of rape culture.
How Victim Blaming Nurtures an Unjust System
Victim blaming is common in American culture and it's on full display after recent police killings.
Crime of Power: Treating the Problem in Ferguson and Ignoring the Cause
In the aftermath of the shooting in Ferguson, Missouri and the controversy over the way in which the police...
The New Bipartisan Faces of Criminal Justice Reform
You’d think that $68 billion would go a long way. According to the Justice Policy Institute, that is how...
Efforts to Reform Sex Trafficking Moving in the Right Direction With Specialized Courts
Should a sexually abused minor be considered a criminal? This question is recently coming to the attention of...
Come Out, Come Out — and Go to Jail?
This Wednesday, October 11, will be the 25th Annual National Coming Out Day. Yay! A day devoted to...