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Mayor Bloomberg and Ray Kelly lost big: a federal court ruling and a new law ban the racial profiling that undergirds the discriminatory practice.
Obama’s attorney general promised a new approach to criminal justice—but prosecutors can still block meaningful change.
A call for architects to refuse to design chambers of living death.
With Governor Jerry Brown taking a hardline position, strikers must turn to the courts, public opinion or the legislature.
President Obama should follow Attorney General Eric Holder’s lead and commute the sentences of low-level drug offenders.
How the shooting death of the unarmed teenager sparked new activism against police violence in the Bronx.
A target that Republicans and Democrats can unite in vindictive harmony against.
How the New York City Council’s Community Safety Act stands the best chance of curtailing the NYPD’s most destructive racial profiling practices.
When a prisoner faces the execution chamber four times in one year, is it not cruel and unusual punishment?
Activists in Durham, North Carolina, have come together in support of Carlos Riley Jr. and against the racial policing they believe has put him behind bars.
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