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Criminal Justice news and analysis from The Nation
March 14, 2017
Can New York’s Mayor Do More to Protect Immigrants From ICE?
Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to protect immigrants from Trump’s deportation machine, but some of his own policies might get in the way.
March 8, 2017
What Happens if You’re Too Poor to Pay Bail?
Money bail just does not work, and preys on society’s most vulnerable.
March 7, 2017
Donald Trump Is Trying to Play Black Americans
But we are not going to be played like this.
March 2, 2017
Jeff Sessions Is a Disgrace to the Justice Department
He didn’t just lie about Russia—he’s put the Trump administration on the wrong side of every major issue.
February 24, 2017
Memo Restoring Use of Private Prisons Is Good News for One Company
There is an obvious trail from Jeff Sessions to a major contractor.
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February 22, 2017
This Building Was Once a Notorious Women’s Prison. Now It’s Becoming a Center for Feminist Organizing.
Formerly incarcerated women are helping plan the transformation of Bayview Correctional Facility into a Women’s Building.
February 10, 2017
How Local Leaders Can Resist Trump’s Deportation Machine
They should “explicitly remove immigration enforcement from the purview of their local law-enforcement departments.”
February 2, 2017
Barack Obama Radically Expanded Our Appreciation of African-American History
By preserving sites that have been central to the black experience, Obama helped revitalize our civic religion.
Robert Greene II
February 1, 2017
Russians Don’t Want to Live in the Middle Ages
By reducing the penalty for domestic violence, the Duma yet again failed to heed the voices of citizens and experts.
January 23, 2017
Marching Against Trump, Progressives in Cincinnati Put a Blue Dot in Red Ohio
The question remains whether the energy displayed Saturday will carry over into other ongoing local struggles.