Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Tag: criminal justice system

Rejecting ‘brazen’ interference in Trump criminal case, New York DA sues...

Bragg is seeking to bar Jordan from enforcing the subpoena and from demanding testimony from anyone else, including the district attorney himself.

The US spends more than $80 billion a year incarcerating 2.3...

"With movements calling for defunding and divesting, people are finally talking about spending and raising the heat on the thousands of corporations that profit off the millions of people we lock up."

Retail industry claims to embrace criminal justice reform all while trying...

Best Buy, Home Depot, Target, CVS and Walmart are among the retailers that have tried to derail state-level criminal justice reforms.

The democratic platform heads in right direction on criminal justice, but...

The Democratic platform fails in some respects to meet the demands of the moment and misses the opportunity to provide a home for the millions of Americans looking for transformational change of a criminal legal system rooted in white supremacy and racism.

Four former correctional officers sentenced to prison for beating handcuffed inmate

“The sentences handed down in this case show that law enforcement officers who break the law, violate their oaths, and deprive inmates of their civil rights will be held accountable for their actions.”

I spent 16 months in solitary confinement and now I’m fighting...

"The need for reform is urgent. Because putting people in dehumanizing situations pushes them to do dehumanizing things."

By forgiving warrants and fines, communities give people a fresh start

“The intersection of criminal justice and employment became very real in that moment – criminal justice being a barrier to employment.”

America’s Criminal Injustice System

Is our justice system broken? More and more people are taking plea bargains for fear of longer sentences, even in cases where they are not guilty.

Everything Wrong With How Our Justice System Treats Poor People, In...

“Driving while poor” can be a harrowing experience, as minor offenses can lead to fines that low-income drivers cannot afford.

Clinton And Sanders Call Out America’s Racist Criminal Justice System

"There needs to be a concerted effort to address the systemic racism in our criminal justice system."

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Senator Sanders proposes major cuts to Israeli military aid amid human rights concerns

Amid accusations of genocide and widespread human rights abuses, Senator Bernie Sanders champions amendments to halt offensive military funding to Israel, sparking a critical Senate debate.

Historic Gaza protests at Columbia U. enter day 6; campus protests spread across country

Solidarity protests and encampments have now sprouted up on campuses across the country, including at Yale, MIT, Tufts, NYU, The New School and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Senators unveil landmark bill to ban junk food ads aimed at kids amid rising...

Senators Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker, and Peter Welch propose the Childhood Diabetes Reduction Act, targeting junk food advertisements to combat the escalating diabetes and obesity epidemic among children.